Children

April 30, 2021 / By Molina Healthcare

Category: Children / Immunizations

As in-person learning and socializing resumes, immunizing children two and under is more important than ever. Remember, you’ll protect them from 14 serious diseases: Chickenpox, Diphtheria, Flu, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Hib, HPV, Measles, Meningococcal, Mumps, Polio, Pneumococcal, Rotavirus, Rubella, Tetanus and Whooping Cough.

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April 15, 2021 / Molina Healthcare

Category: Children / Safety

As a result of being poisoned, over 300 American children are treated in the ER each day — and two of them don’t make it. Thankfully, you can make your home almost completely poison proof and we’re sharing the steps below to help you keep your family safe.

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April 02, 2021 / Dr. Mumtaz Ibrahim, M.D., Chief Medical Officer of Molina Healthcare of New York

Category: Children / Mental Health

Understanding autism is vital to accepting it. On this World Autism Awareness Day and in recognition of Autism Acceptance Month, Molina is proud to share the journey of our own Dr. Mumtaz Ibrahim, M.D., Chief Medical Officer of Molina Healthcare of New York, in raising a special needs child. Read more at our blog now.

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March 31, 2021 / By Molina Healthcare

Category: Children / Nutrition

The best time to start healthy habits is at birth. The second best time is now. As a parent or caregiver, you can begin teaching kids the importance of nutrition and smart eating skills today. 

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February 10, 2021 / By Molina Healthcare

Category: Children

Did you know that the best time to start teaching your kids about dental health is before they turn one? Imprinting good habits early can lead to better checkups forever.

Here’s what you can do at each stage of your child’s life to keep their teeth healthy.

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September 21, 2020 / By Richard Shrouds, MD, Chief Medical Officer Molina Healthcare of South Carolina

Category: Children / Safety

There has been a great deal of debate about how to safeguard our kids as they go back to school during the pandemic. Which strategy is the best one?  

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June 11, 2020 / Molina Healthcare

Category: Children / Doctor's Visits / Immunizations / Safety

By Dr. Helen Chea, MD, Medical Director, Pediatric Healthcare Services, Molina Healthcare of Washington

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have...

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February 03, 2020 / By Dr. Frances Gough, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Molina Healthcare of Washington

Category: Children / Safety / Seniors

You probably have heard about Novel Coronavirus in the news recently.

  • As of February 3, U.S. health officials have reported 11 cases of coronavirus in...

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February 13, 2019 / By Dr. Mary Engrav, Medical Director, Molina Healthcare of Washington

Category: Children / Immunizations / Safety

Measles is a serious disease that produces a rash and high fever, may cause diarrhea and lung infection, and can even affect the brain.

  • As of...

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January 31, 2018 / Tamara Thompson, MD. FACPG

Category: Children / Physical Health / Women's Health

Recently, Ohio released the new state budget, which allocates nearly $140 million to reducing infant mortality, defined as the death of an infant before his or her...

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