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June is National Safety Month, an annual campaign fronted by the National Safety Council to focus on reducing injury and promoting safety at work, on the road, and at home.

Oral health is an important part of good general health. Untreated tooth decay in children can lead to serious health consequences that include lifelong tooth and gum problems, hospitalizations and emergency room visits, delayed physical development, and loss of school days.

Rates of prescription pain medication addiction and death have increased in the United States, affecting all sectors of the population, including children and adolescents.

The rate of prescription pain medication addition and death has been steadily increasing in the United States, due largely to the availability and access to narcotic pain medications.

While proposed federal restrictions to regulate the use and sale of e-cigarettes have been in the works since 2009, new rules have just been finalized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration last week.

As the weather begins to warm up, kids are starting to break out the bikes and spend more time outdoors.

The U.S. public has consistently expressed great concern about drug abuse as one of the top 10 U.S. child health problems since 2007.

Advances in medicine and public health have greatly reduced illness and death for children over the last century, however health conditions such as childhood obesity, asthma, and behavioral problems are becoming more common.

Despite many advances in medicine and public health throughout the years, health conditions such as childhood obesity, asthma, and behavioral problems are becoming more common. This begs the question, is children’s health improving or worsening?

The issue of teens not getting enough sleep has been a highly discussed topic in recent years.