A recent study found that playing active video games, as part of a weight-management program, encourages overweight children to get more active and may help them to lose more weight.
For parents of young adults, spring break can be a time of worrying about their children's safety. Here's advice for parents to ensure their teens make the right decisions during spring break vacation.
A new study finds adults pay more attention to their smart phone than their children during outings. And adults tend to react harshly – and in some cases, physically – to the children who interrupt their screen time.
Your son or daughter is no longer a child, but not yet a teen. This transitional time can lead to stubbornness, drama and otherwise confusing conduct. Dr. Ellen Rome explains why tweens may exhibit these behaviors and offers practical solutions.
If you haven't gotten a flu shot, it's not too late. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), flu season typically peaks in January or February (though flu activity can last as long as late May).
Pediatrician Emma Raizman, MD, talks about two new and improved flu vaccines, and why there’s no time like the present for the kids to get their shots (or sprays).
If you’re tempted to buy breast milk for your baby over the Internet, beware. A study shows most of the milk sold online may contain bacteria that could make your baby sick.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends switching babies to solid foods at 6 months. Pediatrician Deb Lonzer, MD, has a few tips to help make that transition work.
When your toddler bites, act quickly and calmly. An expert explains why children can bite and what to do about it.
Learn how to manage your children’s time with video games, TV and the computer — and make sure media doesn’t take over.