If your child is an athlete going through a growth spurt, an ache at the bottom of the kneecap might mean Sinding-Larsen-Johansson syndrome. Here’s what you need to know.
Many parents have likely given their child a device or screen to entertain or occupy them, but some estimates suggest kids are watching 5-7 hours of screen time each day.
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Registered dietitian Jennifer Willoughby, RD, answers this one about grocery shopping for your family.
Your child should never leave the house without a hat in bitterly cold weather. Children, especially younger children, can lose a third of their body heat through their heads when they’re outside, so make sure they are properly dressed.
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The focus throughout the holidays should be on weight maintenance. Otherwise, you can get into trouble with yo-yo dieting or skipping meals to save up for one big holiday feast, which can sabotage long-term success.
With winter and cold and flu season getting started, it’s important to know what vitamin C does and doesn’t help.
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.
Children with chronic gastrointestinal problems pose a unique challenge to themselves, their families and the school system when back-to-school season hits.
When patients and families accept the diagnosis, they may embrace it as the “new normal” and focus on taking control.
Poor weight gain is an common problem for children. Find out likely causes and when to seek help.