What to do if your child has chickenpox

This highly contagious condition can make your little one miserable. Here's how to cope.

January 18, 2018 0

Try these 6 fun stocking stuffers

Keep active and have fun this winter with gifts that give back.

December 14, 2017 0

In kids with MS, diet has outsized role

Saturated fats from certain foods can cause inflammation that leads to a relapse of MS in younger patients, new research shows.

October 25, 2017 0

Study: Tenfold growth in childhood obesity

Even as that crisis looms in countries across the globe, South Asia and others face the unique problem of underweight youth.

October 16, 2017 0

Making Halloween a treat for kids with diabetes

Start by setting the same rules for everyone in the family.

October 13, 2017 0

Joining your kid on the playground slide? Think again

It seems like fun but can be a quick trip to a broken limb.

September 25, 2017 0

Golf carts’ use is spreading, and so is danger to kids

Study of more than 100 kids treated at trauma centers reveals serious injuries.

September 22, 2017 0

Smoking bans help kids breathe easier

Anti-smoking policies are linked to drop in childhood chest infections and asthma attacks.

September 19, 2017 0

Throat bacteria linked to bone and joint infection in kids

Study found one particular germ in 70 percent of children with additional infections.

September 14, 2017 0

Too many babies still placed on stomach to sleep

Pediatric experts recommend infants always sleep on their backs to avoid SIDS.

August 31, 2017 0

Picky eater? It might just be your child’s personality

Temperament determines which kids will resist new foods.

August 19, 2017 0

Soft contact lenses safe for kids and teens

Infection rates no higher than for adults, and actually lowest for younger kids.

July 17, 2017 0