Your older kids delight in the Grim Reaper with LED eyes and the platter of realistic (but unblinking) eyeballs. But how scary is too scary when it comes to your youngest child? Neha Vyas, MD, offers some guidelines to keep Halloween enjoyable for all ages.
Know a little one who refuses to cooperate? Take a deep breath and read these pediatrician-approved tips for better parent-child communication and collaboration.
If your family lives by the calendar, you’re not alone. Learn how to limit organized activities and provide the all-important “down time” kids need to thrive.
Does your little one keep popping out of bed after you’ve said goodnight? Here are five creative ways to help kids learn to fall asleep on their own. Choose the one your child will love.
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If you suspect your child has strep throat, and you’re considering trying a home test kit, you may want to reconsider. Yes, these strep home test kits are modestly priced and convenient, but there are risks involved with attempting to test for strep at home. The test checks for group A streptococcal infection in the … Read More
We can all admit that eating around the holidays is hard. Even as a registered dietitian, I want to choose every deliciously decadent item I can get my hands on. And to be honest: I do — to some extent. But overall, it’s important to keep your eyes on the prize during the holiday season, and the ultimate prize is your health.
Meditation is a good stress reliever, particularly for angry or anxious teens. Find out how a few minutes a day can improve your teen’s impulse control and mindfulness.
A recent study suggests movies and TV do influence how our children react to the presence of a real firearm.
Even if you don’t see symptoms, your young child may have a vision problem. Early detection is the key. Find out when to start scheduling eye exams for your child.
Although learning your son has cancer is profoundly frightening, there’s reason to be optimistic with this diagnosis: When testicular cancer is discovered early, it is nearly 100 percent curable.