All articles related to "child health":

Children in detention lack adequate health care, report finds

Children living in detention typically have a host of health problems—including high rates of mental illness, trauma, high-risk substance abuse, chronic disease, and neurodevelopmental disabilities—but lack adequate health services in places where they’re detained, according to a new…

Smoke from cooking carries health risks

In sub-Saharan Africa, cooking indoors with air polluting fuels may lead to higher risks of cancer and lung disease, particularly for women and children, according to experts.

‘Zero-food children’ common around the world

The prevalence of “zero-food children”—children between 6 and 23 months old who did not consume any milk, formula, or food in the last 24 hours—is as high as 21% in some countries, according to a new study led…