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children’s health

Too many babies still placed on stomach to sleep

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

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

Temperament determines which kids will resist new foods.

Soft contact lenses safe for kids and teens

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

Pediatricians’ advice—no fruit juice before age 1

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

‘Just keep your feet up’

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

Laundry detergent pods linked to eye burns

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

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

DNA differences substantially influence how individuals interact with the media.

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.

Patient Story

That first-day feeling

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

‘Fat shaming’ begins in first grade

Weight bias affects all aspects of obese kids' lives.

Empower children with their health

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

Late summer days shouldn’t be lazy for kids

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

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