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

Pediatricians’ advice—no fruit juice before age 1

Plus, the group supports limits for older kids and doing away with sippy cups for toddlers.

May 28, 2017 0

‘Just keep your feet up’

More than 500 kids twirl and hop through the fifth annual Jump Jam.

April 22, 2017 0

Laundry detergent pods linked to eye burns

Eye-related injuries are on the uptick, despite industry changes to counter the danger to children.

February 11, 2017 0

If you can’t stay off social media, maybe it’s in your genes

DNA differences substantially influence how individuals interact with the media.

February 2, 2017 0

Heart group: 9 in 10 kids lack healthy diet

Many children ages 2 to 19 get their calories from simple carbohydrates such as sugary drinks and desserts.

November 8, 2016 0

That first-day feeling

Children's hospital program lets kids experience the excitement of heading back to school.

September 2, 2016 0

‘Fat shaming’ begins in first grade

Weight bias affects all aspects of obese kids' lives.

August 27, 2016 0

Empower children with their health

Feeling they have control over their chronic conditions helps, researchers say.

August 25, 2016 0

Late summer days shouldn’t be lazy for kids

Physical education expert says it's time to gear up for the school year.

August 23, 2016 0

New treatments helping kids with juvenile arthritis

Several biologics have been approved by the FDA for use with certain forms of the disease.

July 25, 2016 0

Gamers lose out on sleep

Willingness to delay bedtime may point to addiction.

June 24, 2016 0