Staggering new numbers of children have been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes during the pandemic. Cases have more than doubled; Danya Bacchus reports for CBS2.
New Study Shows Staggering New Numbers Of Children Diagnosed With Type 2 DiabetesStaggering new numbers of children have been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes during the pandemic. Cases have more than doubled; Danya Bacchus reports for CBS2.
Respiratory Syncytial Virus Making An Out-Of-Season ComebackWith the lockdowns and people wearing masks during the COVID pandemic, there was almost no flu season an no RSV, a virus that can be serious for infants, but CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez says RSV is now making a comeback, out of season.
Concerns Rising Over Number Of Teens Hospitalized With COVID-19There are new concerns over the number of young people being hospitalized with COVID-19.
Telemedicine, New Device Can Help Diagnose Ear Infections In Children Without A Trip To The PediatricianThe bane of many parents with young children is often that middle-of-the-night crying child with an earache. That usually means a trip to the pediatrician. Now, CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez says that telemedicine and a clever new device can make life a lot easier for parent and child.
What Parents Should Know About COVID Vaccine Side Effects For ChildrenAs we've already seen, some adults have brief but uncomfortable side effects following a COVID vaccination. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez tells us what parents should know to make the vaccine process as smooth as possible for their children.
Moderna Now Testing COVID Vaccine In Younger ChildrenModerna is now testing its COVID vaccine in younger children, including, as of Tuesday, kids from as young as 6 months old; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
COVID Vaccine Clinical Trial For Children Underway In BritainAs more people begin to qualify for COVID vaccines, there is one group that is excluded from getting vaccinated -- children. That may be changing as a clinical trial with children gets underway in Britain; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Some States Seeing More Severe Cases Of MIS-C, Rare Illness Linked To COVID-19 In ChildrenA rare illness linked to COVID-19 is reappearing in children this winter. In many cases, this illness is more severe than what doctors treated during the first wave in the spring, but CBS2's Hazel Sanchez found that doesn't hold true state to state.
As Pandemic Continues, CDC Says Nearly 20% Of Children In US Are ObeseThe so-called "Quarantine 15" has turned into a weight gain of 25-30 pounds for some of the youngest Americans, ushering in real health concerns for children; CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.
LI Dad Issues Warning After Son Comes Down With Complication Associated With COVIDA Long Island father has an urgent message to parents after his son came down with a rare but serious complication associated with the coronavirus. Doctors worry with a spike in COVID cases, we could see more sick kids; CBS2's Jenna DeAngelis reports.
New Survey Highlights Parents' Concerns, Reservations About Taking Kids For Routine Wellness VisitsCOVID-19 is making many parents hesitant to take their children for their routine wellness visits, and experts warn that a drop in vaccination rates could be a recipe for disaster as kids return to school; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Max Minute: Can Children Spread The Coronavirus?As the coronavirus pandemic continues, so does the question can children spread the virus? A new study takes a new look. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
23 Cases Of Pediatric Inflammatory Disease Reported In New JerseyNew Jersey health officials are warning parents to monitor their children for an inflammatory disease related to COVID-19.
Pediatricians, Mayor De Blasio Urge Parents To Get Routine Vaccinations For ChildrenThere has been an alarming drop in the number of children in New York City getting their routine vaccinations amid the coronavirus pandemic; CBS2's Andrea Grymes reports.
3-Year-Old Recovering From Pediatric Multi-System Inflammatory SyndromeA 3-year-old girl in New Jersey is home recovering from the pediatric multi-system inflammatory syndrome, which doctors say is linked to COVID-19; CBS2's Jessica Layton reports.
More Kids Diagnosed With Syndrome Possibly Linked To COVID-19The number of children diagnosed with an illness possibly linked to the coronavirus is growing; CBS2's Lisa Rozner reports.
Queens Boy With Pediatric Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome Had Fever, Went Into Cardiac Arrest, Father SaysThe CDC is likely to issue a nationwide alert this week to help track the mystery illness impacting children across the U.S. Three kids in New York State have died so far; CBS2's Ali Bauman spoke with a father in Queens who dealt with the uncertainty of the illness firsthand.
What Are The Symptoms Of Pediatric Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome?The growing number of reports of a coronavirus-related mystery illness in children is troubling for parents; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
At Least 5 Children In Connecticut Sickened By Mystery IllnessIn Connecticut, at least five children are confirmed to have the mysterious inflammatory illness linked to COVID-19.
Pediatric Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome A Greater Threat To Children Than First ThoughtWith 93 cases known across New York, physicians are increasingly concerned about a rare disease that seems to follow in children exposed to COVID-19 coronavirus. CBS2's Lisa Rozner reports.
Pediatric Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome Greater Threat To Children Than First ThoughtWith 93 cases known across New York, physicians are increasingly concerned about a rare disease that seems to follow in children exposed to COVID-19 coronavirus. CBS2's Lisa Rozner reports.
3 New York Children Die From Illness Possibly Linked To CoronavirusThree children have died in New York from a mysterious illness that is believed to be linked to the coronavirus.
2 New York Boys Die Of Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome Amid PandemicA 7-year-old boy died late last week at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital in Valhalla. Dr. Michael Gewitz said he suffered neurological complications from what is now called pediatric multi-system inflammatory syndrome. CBS2's Tara Jakeway reports.
2 New York Children Die From Illness Linked To CoronavirusA mysterious and potentially deadly illness that's linked to the coronavirus is affecting children. Two boys in New York have died from it; CBS2's Jessica Layton reports.