Articles Tagged with child

Young Boy Struck By Lightning Fighting For His Life

A young boy in Charlotte was struck by lightning Wednesday afternoon.

Wednesday afternoon, in west Charlotte, a young boy was struck by lightning. On the sports field in the Johnson C. Smith University campus, in the 100 block of Beatties Ford Road, the 9-year-old-boy was playing around. As his parents turned to walk away from the field, they heard thunder. When they turned around, they saw… Read more »

Vaccinating Children: Do We Do It For The Benefit Of Others? [Study]

Child immunization: why do we do it?

Herd immunity is an important benefit in child immunization, but experts don’t have much understanding regarding what influences parents in their decision-making process to immunize their children. A new study in the August issue of Pediatrics attempts to understand just that, specifically regarding whether the benefit to others counts as an influence on parent motivation… Read more »