Researchers claimed they'd found a potential risk factor for SIDS, but experts say the science isn't robust enough for it to be considered a cause. Key TakeawaysA recent study has gained attention for linking an enzyme to an increased risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).The authors say the findings could lead to new methods to screen for SIDS in newborns.But some scientists say there
CDC Recommends COVID Boosters for 5- to 11-Year-Olds
Kids ages 5 to 11 can now get a booster shot of the COVID vaccine. Learn how the organization made this decision, and what it means for families. Key TakeawaysThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now recommends Pfizer booster shots for children ages 5 and older.Pediatricians say boosters are important to keep young children safe from the virus, but more children need to get their
When Should You Get Tested After a COVID-19 Exposure?
Waiting five days after exposure to get tested for COVID-19 minimizes the risk of getting a false negative result. Key TakeawaysIf you’re not experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, get tested five days after having close contact with someone who has COVID-19.Experts say it’s important to wait, because testing earlier than recommended may result in a false