Nearly 500 children remain inside detention centers along the U.S.-Mexico border separated from their parents in the custody of the U.S. government.
Most kids who suffer concussions can recover at home with support from their families and doctors, according to a Stanford brain injury expert.
A study's comprehensive analysis reveals the indirect child casualties due to warfare in Africa; their deaths far outweigh direct warfare deaths.
Neonatal intensive care unit nurse Vilma Wong recognized the name of one of the residents one day — he was one of her former patients.
In this piece, adapted from Months to Years, mother Giulianna Nenna compares her daughter, who has a brain tumor, to her great-grandmother.
Two Stanford physicians would like to expand role of pediatricians in family planning and contraception for both teenagers and new mothers.
Stanford innovators have created ways to fit MRI scanning equipment to kids instead of the other way around. Adult patients can benefit, too.
Drowning is the leading cause of death for children ages 1-4. Here, Stanford pediatricians offer tips and reminders to help keep kids safe.
A pilot trial shows that equipping Google Glass with a face-recognition app can improve social skills in kids with autism.
A group of Stanford-India Biodesign Fellows developed the first foot-operated resuscitator for newborns.
Stanford statisticians are developing new techniques for understanding how and why sexual assault prevention programs work.
How should physicians and parents communicate with teens about marijuana use? Stanford adolescent medicine expert Seth Ammerman, MD, offers advice.
Children with autism have structural and functional abnormalities in the brain circuit that normally makes social interaction feel rewarding.
Ten-day-old Lola Garcia became the smallest infant in North America to receive bloodless open-heart surgery.
Assessing the relationship between air quality and mortality, a Stanford study finds that in 2015, exposure to air pollution in sub-Saharan Africa led to 400,000 otherwise preventable infant deaths.
There’s no good evidence for using marijuana for common complaints, and the products sold in cannabis dispensaries pose risks to kids and teens.