Children's health

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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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Child obesity linked to England’s widening health disparities, study finds
Exclusive: one in 12 cases could be avoided if health outcomes in worst parts were improved to match best

Andrew Gregory Health editor

25, Oct, 2021 @8:41 AM

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Heather Trickey obituary
Other lives: Policy and research manager at NCT who became a leading expert on infant feeding

Simon Brindle

22, Oct, 2021 @4:59 PM

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WHO endorses use of world’s first malaria vaccine in Africa
World Health Organization’s director general hails ‘historic day’ in fight against parasitic disease

Lizzy Davies

06, Oct, 2021 @5:17 PM

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‘Congress will be taking action’: key takeaways from the Facebook whistleblower hearing
Frances Haugen’s testimony spotlighted the negative effects of social media’s impact on children and called for regulation of the company

Kari Paul

05, Oct, 2021 @7:16 PM

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This fourth grader just wants to go to school. Florida’s risky Covid policies force her to stay home
Governor DeSantis’s ‘soft-on-Covid approach’ makes the classroom too dangerous for immuno-compromised children

Richard Luscombe in Miami, Florida

28, Sep, 2021 @9:00 AM

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‘It breaks my heart’: Australian parents say mental health strain on their children is worsening
In ANU study parents report negative effect of Covid and prolonged lockdown has become ‘a lot worse’ than earlier in pandemic

Melissa Davey Medical editor

23, Sep, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Autism therapy aimed at infants may reduce likelihood of later diagnosis
Study suggests tailored therapy could help some children develop social skills before school age

Ian Sample Science editor

20, Sep, 2021 @3:40 PM

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‘We feel vindicated’: life by a landfill after vital high court ruling
People living amid toxic fumes hope ruling will force Walleys Quarry to make urgent changes

Jessica Murray Midlands correspondent

17, Sep, 2021 @3:23 PM

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Watchdog must do more to protect boy, 5, from landfill fumes, court rules
Doctors say Mathew Richards’ life expectancy has been shortened due to exposure to hydrogen sulphide fumes

Jessica Murray

16, Sep, 2021 @4:23 PM

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Marta Krawiec obituary
Other lives: Paediatrician and child allergist at Evelina London children’s hospital

Angelique Richardson

15, Sep, 2021 @4:58 PM

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Dr Justin Amery obituary
Other lives: Senior GP and children’s palliative care doctor in the UK and Africa

Laura Watson

14, Sep, 2021 @5:57 PM

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