Child and teen health

First lady Melania Trump, center, participates in a ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening of the Bunny Mellon Healing garden at Children's National Hospital in Washington, Friday, April 28, 2017. The garden is dedicated to the first ladies of the United States. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
April 28, 2017 - 4:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Melania Trump has dedicated a new garden for patients at one of America's leading children's hospitals. Patients will be able to feel the sun, breathe fresh air and see Washington landmarks from the new rooftop garden at Children's National hospital. Mrs. Trump quietly...
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April 28, 2017 - 4:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Melania Trump has dedicated a new garden for patients at one of America's leading children's hospitals. Patients will be able to feel the sun, breathe fresh air and see the Washington Monument from the new rooftop garden at Children's National Medical Center. Mrs. Trump...
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April 26, 2017 - 7:57 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — In a story April 24 about tests in Africa for a malaria vaccine, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the World Health Organization is hoping to wipe out malaria by 2040. In fact, WHO wants to reduce malaria mortality rates by at least 90 percent by 2030. A corrected...
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April 26, 2017 - 7:47 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — In a story April 24 about (topic), The Associated Press reported erroneously that the World Health Organization is hoping to wipe out malaria by 2040. In fact, WHO wants to reduce malaria mortality rates by at least 90 percent by 2030. A corrected version of the story is below:...
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In this Monday, March 13, 2017 photo, Ian Lewis, poses in the lobby of Hope Academy in Indianapolis. Lewis wants to be a vet someday. His owl-and-skull tattoo remind him to be wiser than two user friends who overdosed and a third who died driving drunk. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
April 25, 2017 - 1:38 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When Logan Snyder got hooked on pills after a prescription to treat pain from a kidney stone, she joined the millions already swept up in the nation's grim wave of addiction to opioid painkillers. She was just 14. Youth is a drawback when it comes to kicking drugs. Only half of...
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In this Monday, March 13, 2017 photo, Ian Lewis, poses in the lobby of Hope Academy in Indianapolis. Lewis wants to be a vet someday. His owl-and-skull tattoo remind him to be wiser than two user friends who overdosed and a third who died driving drunk. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
April 25, 2017 - 1:37 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Youth is a drawback when it comes to kicking drugs. Only half of U.S. treatment centers accept teenagers. Even fewer offer teen-focused programs. Adolescents find little structured support after treatment. Returning to school means resisting offers to get high with old friends...
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FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2009, file photo, a mother holds her baby receiving a new malaria vaccine as part of a trial at the Walter Reed Project Research Center in Kombewa in Western Kenya. The World Health Organization says three African countries have been chosen to test the world's first malaria vaccine. Ghana, Kenya and Malawi will begin piloting the injectable vaccine next year with young children. WHO said Monday, April 24, 2017, that the vaccine has the potential to save tens of thousands of lives if used with existing measures. The challenge is whether impoverished countries can deliver the required four doses of the vaccine for each child. (AP Photo/Karel Prinsloo, File)
April 24, 2017 - 5:06 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Three African countries have been chosen to test the world's first malaria vaccine, the World Health Organization announced Monday. Ghana, Kenya and Malawi will begin piloting the injectable vaccine next year with young children. The vaccine, which has partial effectiveness, has...
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April 24, 2017 - 4:29 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The World Health Organization says three African countries have been chosen to test the world's first malaria vaccine. Ghana, Kenya and Malawi will begin piloting the injectable vaccine next year with young children. WHO said Monday that the vaccine has the potential to save...
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April 21, 2017 - 2:55 pm
A federal judge has awarded $42 million to the parents of a Pennsylvania boy left disabled because of brain injuries allegedly caused by a doctor who used forceps during his birth. The Thursday verdict by U.S. District Judge Sylvia Rambo in Harrisburg came after a six-day trial in September on...
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FILE - In this June 29, 2012, file photo, singer Michael Buble and his wife, Argentine TV actress Luisana Lopilato, pose at the Nordoff Robbins 02 Silver Clef Awards at London Hilton, in London. Lopilato says her and Buble's son Noah is doing "well" following successful cancer treatment. (Photo by Jon Furniss/Invision/AP, File)
April 11, 2017 - 12:26 pm
Michael Buble's wife says their 3-year-old son, Noah, is "well" following treatment for cancer in Los Angeles. Speaking at a press conference Monday in her native Argentina, actress, Luisana Lopilato said in Spanish that Noah has a long recovery ahead of him. She says the experience has made her...
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