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pediatrics

Teens and tech—a troublesome pair

New research bolsters the notion that youngsters are spending too much time on smartphones and not enough on social interactions, exercise and sleep.

Restful nights make for bright minds

Children who consistently get proper sleep are apt to see better outcomes in brain development and academic performance.

1 in 12 U.S. kids has a food allergy

It's likely that those who have this issue in childhood will also have it in adulthood.

5 telltale kid coughs

The sound of your child's cough could help you determine if it's something simple—or something more.

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.

Fluoride: 4 key facts

Do concerns over the additive hold water?

Tiny bellies, big battles

Your kids love to load up on sugar. Some simple approaches can help put food in its proper place.

Turning ‘a disability into an ability’

A young Michigan woman overcomes a devastating respiratory condition to become an acclaimed flutist.

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.

Hey, baby—let’s talk skin care

New guidelines say parents should begin to emphasize lotion, clothing and healthy sun habits when their child is 6 months old.

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.

Baby’s skin no match for the sun

Shade, clothes and hats offer little ones safe protection.

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