For school kids, vaccines are key

Protect your children and yourself—the diseases on the vaccine schedule are preventable.

Keep foodborne illness at bay

Salmonella is most common during the summer months.

4 things to know about backpack safety

Make back-to-school shopping a breeze with these expert tips and tricks.

How to get your kids to eat better

Don't underestimate the power of small changes that progress over time.

Patient Story

‘She’s perfect’

Born with a rare disorder that causes visual impairment, Luna is a 2-year-old girl who is full of surprises.

Dim the lights to help your child fall asleep

Evening light exposure, with its melatonin-suppressing effect, may increase the likelihood of sleep disturbances in children.

Food additives a toxic mix for kids

Chemical culprits include bisphenols, phthalates, perfluoroalkyls, artificial food colors, nitrates and nitrites.

Patient Story

Big catch, even bigger smiles

A group of children's hospital patients spent the morning charter fishing on Lake Michigan.

Yawn! Reset your child’s sleep routine

Explore 8 healthy sleep habits that'll help students rise and shine this year.

Patient Story

Bonus!

Children's hospital patients now enjoy the thrill of playing pinball.

Too soon to talk school?

If you’re the type of parent who likes to plan ahead, now is the time to think about new tips and tactics to make the coming school year run smoothly.

Sports safety: it’s not just child’s play

Parents—take smart steps to ensure your children stay active and healthy.