Dogs may help children’s immune systems

An outdoor pet tracks in loads of bacteria that may help children avoid allergies later in life.

August 6, 2017 2

U.S. kids overdosing on dietary supplements

Children under age 6 are often the most affected.

August 6, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

Picnic joy: Kids being kids

Young patients and their families enjoy the annual summertime gathering for the pediatric hematology-oncology program.

August 5, 2017 0

Yawn! Reset your child’s sleep routine

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

August 3, 2017 2

Time to catch up on reading, writing… and routine shots

Before kids head back to school, make sure they're up to date on their vaccines.

August 2, 2017 0

Nearly all autopsied NFL players show brain disease

No position on the football field seemed to confer protection.

August 1, 2017 0

Can dirty diapers offer clues to the infant brain?

Certain fecal bacteria tied to better cognitive function at age 2.

July 31, 2017 0

Soda pop with that burger? Not a good idea

Experts explain how high-sugar drinks, when combined with protein, trigger extra fat storage.

July 30, 2017 0

Meds and grapefruit don’t always mix

This could be a dangerous combination, depending on the drug.

July 29, 2017 0

Hope for the newborn heart

Spectrum Health Innovations, a pediatric cardiologist and Michigan Tech students team up to design a stent for babies with heart malformation.

July 28, 2017 2

Stop the cycle of bullying

Learn the telltale signs of harassment — and what to do about it — with these 3 big questions.

July 27, 2017 4

The scoop on avoiding ‘brain freeze’

Pain occurs when cold food touches the back of the palate.

July 27, 2017 0