How a Hearing Test for Babies Has Benefited a Major Medical Provider

After Christine Malik gave birth to her first daughter three years ago, a clinician affiliated with a company called Pediatrix entered the hospital room and fitted the baby with sensors and wires for a hearing test. The child failed the screen required by law for all newborns, the tester said, requiring a follow-up exam. Accepting …

Babies and Young Children Spread the Virus Easier at Homes than Teens,

They found that in most cases, the chain of transmission with the infected child has stopped, but in 27.3 percent of households, children have transmitted the virus to at least one other resident. Updated August 16, 2021 at 10:28 PM ET Adolescents were more likely to bring the virus home: Children aged 14 to 17 …