Child and teen health

This undated image provided by the Craven County Sheriff's Office shows an online poster for missing Casey Lynn Hathaway. Hundreds of volunteers are helping authorities search for the 3-year-old North Carolina boy last seen playing near his grandmother's home. (Craven County Sheriff's Office via AP)
January 24, 2019 - 10:37 pm
ERNUL, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina say a 3-year-old boy who was missing for two days has been found alive in good health near the home he disappeared from. In a news release Thursday night, FBI spokeswoman Shelley Lynch says Casey Hathaway was found by professional search and rescue...
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This photo provided by HCA Healthcare’s Methodist Children’s Hospital shows Justin Timberlake visiting patients at the San Antonio, Texas hospital Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. (Anthony McCartney/HCA Healthcare’s Methodist Children’s Hospital via AP)
January 19, 2019 - 6:28 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Justin Timberlake pulled some sunshine from his pocket for the patients at a Texas children's hospital. Timberlake took a break from his "Man of the Woods" tour to pop in and pose for pictures with the young patients at Methodist Children's Hospital in San Antonio. A video of the kids...
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January 18, 2019 - 8:38 am
SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say a school bus driver assaulted a 7-year-old boy with autism. News outlets report that the principal of Overton Elementary School contacted Salisbury police on Monday to report Gladys Oshields King. Police said in a release that they spoke to a...
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January 17, 2019 - 6:12 pm
KERNERSVILLE, N.C. (AP) — School officials in North Carolina have identified a boy whose body was found in some water. News outlets report a Guilford County elementary school principal identified the boy as 7-year-old Logan Spruill. Sgt. N.E. Triche said Guilford County sheriff's deputies responded...
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FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, a high school student uses a vaping device near a school campus in Cambridge, Mass. U.S. health officials are scrambling to keep e-cigarettes away from teenagers amid an epidemic of underage use. But doctors face a new dilemma: there are few effective options for weening young people off nicotine vaping devices like Juul. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
January 16, 2019 - 2:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's top health authorities agree: Teen vaping is an epidemic that now affects some 3.6 million underage users of Juul and other e-cigarettes. But no one seems to know the best way to help teenagers who may be addicted to nicotine. E-cigarettes are now the top high-risk...
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January 10, 2019 - 7:04 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Congo's health ministry says a baby has been born to a mother who recovered from the Ebola virus — a bright spot in an outbreak that is the second-deadliest in history. The health ministry tweeted a photo of "baby Sylvana" in her smiling mother's arms. The ministry says the baby...
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Actor and Mt. Lebanon, Pa. native Joe Manganiello, left, reads the Dungeons and Dragons character options to brother Nick Manganiello, top right, and UPMC Children's Hospital patient and first time D&D player Gabriel Bowers, 9, of Shaler, Pa., right, at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. (Jessie Wardarski/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)
January 09, 2019 - 2:37 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Actor Joe Manganiello stopped by a Pittsburgh children's hospital to lead patients in a game of Dungeons and Dragons. The 42-year-old "True Blood" actor , who is married to Sofia Vergara, stopped by UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh with his brother Nick Manganiello to lead a...
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January 06, 2019 - 9:22 am
ATLANTA (AP) — NEWS NOW A state Senate committee is recommending that Georgia take steps to help students who have dyslexia. WABE Radio reports that the committee recently submitted its final report to the Legislature. Starting in August, the committee heard testimony from parents of children with...
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A migrant from Honduras pass a child to her father after he jumped the border fence to get into the U.S. side to San Diego, Calif., from Tijuana, Mexico, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019. Discouraged by the long wait to apply for asylum through official ports of entry, many migrants from recent caravans are choosing to cross the U.S. border wall and hand themselves in to border patrol agents. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
January 05, 2019 - 6:53 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — In Washington, it's all about the wall. At the border, it's only part of the story. Border authorities are struggling with outdated facilities ill-equipped to handle the growing increase in family migrants, resulting in immigrants being released onto the streets every day. The...
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FILE - In this April 17, 2007 file photo, singer Pegi Young is photographed in New York's Central Park. Young, who with fellow musician and then-husband Neil Young helped found the Bridge School for children with speech and physical impairments, has died. Young died of cancer Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, in California, according to spokeswoman Michelle Gutenstein-Hinz. She was 66. (AP Photo/ Jim Cooper, File)
January 03, 2019 - 7:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Pegi Young, who with fellow musician and then-husband Neil Young helped found the Bridge School for children with speech and physical impairments, has died. Young died of cancer Tuesday in California, according to spokeswoman Michelle Gutenstein-Hinz. She was 66. Additional details...
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