Parenthood an elixir for longevity?

Researchers compare life expectancy with marital status and parenthood, to see whether having a child influences how long a person lives.

March 18, 2017 0

The sour note on fake sweeteners

Childhood use of sugar substitutes jumped 200 percent from 1999 to 2012—and that's not a good thing.

February 26, 2017 0

Master the mealtime matchup  

Put down that broccoli and take a breath. You don’t have to go head-to-head with your feisty little one at every meal.

February 21, 2017 0

Write your child’s anaphylaxis plan

Caregivers of severely allergic children should know what to do in an emergency—and always have an epinephrine auto-injector on hand.

February 20, 2017 0

Low temps, little bundles

No matter what Old Man Winter throws at you, a few smart precautions will ensure your little ones stay warm when you take them out and about.

January 14, 2017 1

Tiny batteries, big risk to kids

Used in small electronics such as tea candles, button batteries are a serious swallowing danger to young children.

January 12, 2017 0

Layer up for winter play

Sports medicine expert also recommends keeping a change of clothes on hand to replace the cold and wet ones.

January 4, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

There’s magic in those sleigh bells

Santa visits children's hospital patients to share the cheer of Christmas.

December 19, 2016 1

Study: Kids are eating healthier

But don't celebrate just yet—they still need more vegetables and less salt.

December 4, 2016 0

Toy shopping? Keep an eye on safety

If you're buying sports balls or air guns for your little ones, it'd be wise to get them some eye protection, too.

December 1, 2016 0

Beware the karate, kid

High-contact forms of martial arts can lead to sprains, breaks and serious injuries.

November 30, 2016 0

Want happy, healthy kids? Be involved

Regardless of income and family makeup, kids do better in neighborhoods where trusted people are involved in their lives.

November 27, 2016 0