Bones

A 9-year-old boy has created controversy over whether children should be allowed to participate in long-distance running events. While some marathons do allow children to race, no studies have been conducted on the potentially adverse health effects...

The Doctors, radiologist Dr. David Ayoub, who testified in defense of both couples, and pediatric radiologist Dr. Thomas Slovis debate whether rickets can cause bone fractures that could be mistaken for child abuse.

Nashan and Johan took their 3-month-old daughter to the pediatrician after they noticed one of her feet and one of her fingers was swollen. A body scan found the baby had 21 fractures. Doctors concluded the injuries were intentional. “That’s where our...