Tiny bellies, big battles

Your kids love to load up on sugar. Some simple approaches can help put food in its proper place.

Honey helps when kids swallow button batteries

The sugar substitute could be an effective option to provide a protective barrier in the esophagus until the item can be surgically removed.

Are you a prospective poop donor?

Fecal transplants are used to treat infection with Clostridium difficile, an opportunistic bacteria that can cause death if it gains a foothold in the gut.

Patient Story

‘A Godsend’

A summer party brings the beach to the children's hospital.

Patient Story

Sports, fun and hope

Kids with visual impairments try new activities, meet friends and show off their talents.

Patient Story

‘They are all caring about us’

Blinking lights from law enforcement agencies and caring individuals send messages of love and support for kids in the hospital.

Patient Story

‘A brand new kid’

Sleep apnea treatment transforms a struggling student into an 'A' student.

Ready for hot and rainy days?

An afternoon indoors doesn’t mean your kids should hit the couch. Explore 10 creative ways to stay active inside.

Patient Story

Vanishing bones, steadfast hope

Leo Aguillon, 2, suffers from the enigmatic vanishing bone disease—but his heart and spirit are fully intact.

Clear rules for contact lenses

An optometrist explains how improper use can lead to serious eye problems.

New babies—made for the shade

Fresh air and sunshine are great for older kids, but newborns should be kept under cover.

Master the summer snack

Rather than heralding junk food and sodas, summertime should usher in fresh produce and healthy, on-the-go snacks.