Before you lose your cool over lice, you should know there are many misconceptions about how lice spread and how they’re treated.
Germs are found in all kinds of places, and not all germs are bad. What are the germs to avoid and where do they hide?
Keep your family’s Halloween festivities safe with these tips from our experts.
Milk is good for bones, but what if your child won’t drink it – or can’t due to lactose intolerance? Learn how to make sure your child gets enough calcium and builds strong bones, milk or no milk.
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If you’ve ever heard a seal pup barking, you know the telltale sound of croup. Croup is a respiratory infection that affects children mainly during the fall and winter months.
Teens who use electronic cigarettes, commonly known as e-cigarettes, may be more likely to start smoking tobacco, a new study says.
From juice and fruit punch to flavored milk and soda, your child’s favorite sugary drink can lead to a multitude of not-so-sweet health problems, including tooth decay, obesity, diabetes, hypertension and cardiovascular disease.
New research published earlier this year may provide an answer to preventing the development of peanut allergies in children. Although it may sound terrifying to some parents, it starts with introducing infants to the legumes early and often.
You can give kids a strong start to their day with a simple, nutritious breakfast — and the rewards are great. A healthy first meal gives kids energy and balanced nutrition. Research shows that eating a good breakfast may help with thinking, memory, academic performance, attendance and mood.
Sick kids often will pass on taking pills and liquid medicine, even if they know it will make them feel better. Here is expert advice from Deb Lonzer, MD on helping your child to take medicine.