Most people diagnosed with celiac disease nowadays are adults, but children can and do get it. Children who do not achieve the growth expected for their age, or who have certain digestive symptoms, may be tested for it.
Most often, common colds are caused by viruses, and the best thing to do is let the illness run its course. But if a fever gets especially high, bacteria might be to blame, and an antibiotic might be needed.
Sometimes autism symptoms don’t show up in girls the same way they do in boys. In some cases they are more severe; in others, they’re less obvious. A pediatric psychologist explains what autism research has uncovered in recent years.
Sometimes, your child’s abdominal pain is just a run-of-the-mill stomachache. But if it keeps coming back along with bloating, gas, and diarrhea or constipation, it could be irritable bowel syndrome.
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Should you worry if your baby started out in the 90th percentile but as a toddler is barely in the 20th? Growth looks different for every kid. Here’s what to look for, including some possible reasons your child’s weight and height may differ from their peers.
The grocery store aisles are overrun with on-the-go, kid-friendly finger foods — and most are highly processed and full of preservatives. But there are healthy choices as well. Choose from our list of 20 unprocessed foods and feel good about what your kids put in their mouths.
A study shows that ads on TV and social media have an impact on a child’s food choices.
It may be easy for you to recognize your own allergy symptoms, but it can be tough for even the most seasoned parent to tell the difference between allergies and a cold in kids. Here’s one allergist’s advice.
As soon as that first tooth sprouts, it’s time to start brushing your baby’s teeth. Here’s a parents guide to brushing, flossing and taking care of those baby teeth.
A baby’s first visit to the dentist isn’t just the exam, cleaning and fluoride application. It’s also for the parents to get a crash course in preventing cavities.