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Children’s Health

New babies—made for the shade

Fresh air and sunshine are great for older kids, but newborns should be kept under cover.

Want fit kids? Set the pace

Amid the march of all things technological, parents can take smart steps to ensure their children stay active and healthy.

Cuddle power

Like hugs and snuggles? Most of us do—including babies.

New rules on screen time

Doctors roll out realistic recommendations for your child's exposure to TV and all things technology.

Top 8 helmet stats aimed at saving your brain

Bicycling is tons of fun ... until somebody gets hurt. Find out how to keep bicycling fun and safe for you and your kids

New baby? Make skin-to-skin time for dad

We know it's good for mom, but there are plenty of reasons why dad should give it a try, too.

Patient Story

For kids like Stella, the ‘school nurse’ makes life easier

School Health Advocacy Program gives parents peace of mind when sending their children off to school.

‘Sunshine vitamin’ lowers MS risk

We've long known vitamin D can calm the symptoms of multiple sclerosis. Evidence shows it may help prevent it, too.

Babies sometimes don’t wait

Check out these 13 things you need to know (and do) if your little one arrives more quickly than expected.

Biscuits with mice? Baby can’t touch the ground?

Drinking hot chocolate and eating sweet bread after a baby? Huh?

Patient Story

Kidney transplants turn sick babies into tree-climbing kids

‘I’m so thankful to be taking care of normal kids’ stuff instead of life-and-death issues.’

Patient Story

Finding the right diagnosis

When Mikaela got sick on spring break, doctors thought it was a virus. Only their perseverance revealed that she had a rare blood disease.

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