A study showed that children who had lost their father had significantly shorter telomeres—a protective cap on chromosomes—than children who had not.
Mailman researchers examine the effects of prenatal exposure to PBDEs, a chemical found in common flame retardants, on children's development.
Columbia pediatric orthopedic surgeon David P. Roye is part of a team that has designed a flexible brace with sensors to help its users with everyday activities.
Children with early-onset scoliosis can be treated with a magnetic device that lengthens growing rods without twice-a-year surgery.
Study by Melissa Stockwell, MD, MPH, found that text message reminders helped increase young children's likelihood of receiving second dose of flu vaccine.
Nearly half of young baseball players are encouraged to keep playing despite arm pain.