Children's health

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Call to stop jailing pregnant women in England after baby dies in prison toilet
Courts urged to use more community and suspended sentences

Hannah Summers

16, Jan, 2022 @8:00 AM

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‘It’s a circus’: Guardian Australia readers on trying to get Covid vaccinations for their children
Nearly 150 reader responses reveal disruptions in the rollout of the first vaccine doses for kids aged five to 11

Rafqa Touma

14, Jan, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Campaigners warn against plan to delay Manchester clean air zone
Delaying introduction of charges for some vehicles that breach standards would be ‘serious blow’ for health, critics say

Maya Wolfe-Robinson

13, Jan, 2022 @5:31 PM

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MPs call for halt to Britain’s incinerator expansion plans
Report concludes particles are health hazard as London councils set to vote on Edmonton incinerator

Sandra Laville

14, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Vaccinate five- to 11-year-olds to protect UK schools, scientists say
Call comes amid concerns that spread of Covid Omicron variant could disrupt education in new year

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

12, Dec, 2021 @5:49 PM

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‘We’re losing IQ points’: the lead poisoning crisis unfolding among US children
The US banned lead 30 years ago. So why are thousands of kids being poisoned every year?

Erin McCormick in Rhode Island and Eric Lutz

08, Dec, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Warning on tackling HIV as WHO finds rise in resistance to antiretroviral drugs
Nearly half of newly diagnosed infants in 10 countries have drug-resistant HIV, study finds, underlining need for new alternatives

Kaamil Ahmed

25, Nov, 2021 @3:17 PM

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‘That will save lives’: the move beyond school food allergy bans
For years schools have tried to protect children with allergies by relying on unenforceable bans on particular foods. Experts say a new approach is needed

Sarah Hender

14, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Alarm over ‘serious’ delays in diagnosing childhood cancer in England
Oxford study finds ‘substantial reduction’ in childhood, teenage and young adult cancer detection

Andrew Gregory Health editor

12, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The pandemic has been challenging for children, but if we stop and listen, we can find out what they need | Saretta Lee
Kids usually have something to say and they need us to hear it. So it’s time to start listening – for their future and ours

Saretta Lee

07, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Dual-drug treatment offers hope to children with rare brain cancer
Scientists make ‘promising’ breakthrough on fast-growing DIPG type of tumour

Andrew Gregory Health editor

05, Nov, 2021 @12:05 AM

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Rising number of anti-vaxxers ‘willing to take direct action against schools’
Warning comes after Keir Starmer calls for councils to be allowed to use exclusion orders to protect schools

Sally Weale and Sarah Marsh

25, Oct, 2021 @5:22 PM

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