Tips to stay active all winter

Dust off your running shoes and don your jacket—a little physicality is the best way to ward off midwinter miseries.

Gear up for wintertime fun

The right equipment, warm clothes and firm rules will keep your snow-loving youngsters safe and happy.

Child drug poisoning—an adult problem

Thousands of kids are sent to emergency room each year because parents or grandparents failed to properly secure medications.

Patient Story

Stronger than ever

At age 5, a heart warrior bravely undergoes surgery for a rare congenital condition.

Cyberbullying worsens teen struggles

In vulnerable youngsters, text messaging and social media can lead to interactions that heighten depression and PTSD.

Many kids exposed to workplace toxins

Adults in certain work environments pick up toxic dust and contaminants, carrying them home on clothes and shoes.

Could antibiotics spur childhood obesity?

Changes in the gut microbiome might alter the way a developing body stores and burns calories, leading to long-term weight problems.

Childhood IQ threat: Toxic chemicals

Flame retardants and pesticides continue to hamper the intellectual development of American children.

Does mom’s stress affect baby’s brain?

Even the most highly educated among expectant moms can suffer anxiety and emotional trouble—and it could shape their little one's mind.

Patient Story

‘Huge progress’

For their first three years, twins Ian and Isaac got all their nutrition from feeding tubes. Then they learned to eat.

Is it thrush?

An overgrowth of fungus can give rise to unpleasant symptoms in your child. Know what to look for—and when to seek help.

Keep coronavirus in perspective

Don't let irrational fear make you lose sight of the fact that good hygiene is your best defense against viruses.

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