Many U.S. travelers skip measles shots, despite infection risk

Though the disease was eliminated in the U.S. in 2000, foreign travel can still bring it home.

May 22, 2017 0

Want a kid with grit? Emphasize self-compassion

A psychologist offers tips for teaching kids about overcoming failure and adversity.

May 21, 2017 0

Sunscreen 101

Study finds many people don't use it properly, raising their risk of skin cancer.

May 21, 2017 0

Fewer SIDS deaths in U.S., but racial gaps remain

Sudden infant deaths are twice as common in certain populations.

May 19, 2017 0

Tick, tick, boom!

Avoid the (tick) bite this year as their population expands ... your health could depend on it.

May 13, 2017 5

Are smartphones helping or harming kids’ mental health?

More use is linked to attention and behavior problems, but also less anxiety.

May 13, 2017 0

Seasonal allergies? ‘You don’t have to be miserable’

Find relief with these tried-and-true tips from an allergist.

May 11, 2017 2
PATIENT STORY

A visit so regal

Young patients smile when princesses come to call.

May 9, 2017 0

Making friends with fruits and veggies

A strawberry and piece of string cheese become (an edible) mouse in a fun, hands-on nutrition class for preschoolers.

May 6, 2017 0

Are you raising an ’emotional eater’?

Calming kids with food can start a vicious, fattening cycle.

May 6, 2017 1
PATIENT STORY

More than a birthmark

A red spot on a baby’s cheek turned out to be a hemangioma. Specialized medical care kept her healthy.

May 5, 2017 0

Kids and meds: ­­8 tips for safe dosing

What to know about giving over-the-counter medications to children.

May 2, 2017 0