This 6-year-old may not understand how the magnetic rod in his back treats his scoliosis. But he definitely looked forward to attending summer camp for the first time ever — instead of having surgery.
More than half of children and teens do not drink enough fluids. Deb Lonzer, MD, shares some helpful tips to incorporate and maintain healthy drinking habits so your kids stay hydrated.
Most people think of autism as a male condition, but autism affects females, too. It just affects them differently.
The FDA issued a boxed warning for codeine prescribed to children after tonsillectomy or adenoidectomy. It’s the perfect example of how genetics matter when prescribing medication.
When the mercury plummets, it’s not the easiest task to keep your kids active. Try our expert tips to keep them from vegging out in front of the TV or video games this winter.
For some infants and toddlers, cold and flu season means earache season — which can turn even minor viruses into major misery. But now hear this: Doctors can stop recurring ear infections with two tiny ear tubes and one painless 10-minute procedure.
Buy it in a jar or steam and mash it yourself — is one type of baby food really better than the other? Pediatrician Mona Rifka explains.
Every child brings home the occasional disappointing grade. Sometimes parental intervention may be needed to make sure it’s not the beginning of a pattern. But when is the best time to talk? And what do you say?
When it comes to ADHD, parents have the power to change behavior — and that power goes beyond medications.