Before the pool closes, consider taking steps to guarantee you and your family a seamless start to the school year.
More than half of children and teens do not drink enough fluids. Deb Lonzer, MD, shares some helpful tips to incorporate and maintain healthy drinking habits so your kids stay hydrated.
How to identify, treat and protect your child against head lice. (No, you’re not lazy and no, you can’t blame the dog.)
Neonatal jaundice is not preventable, but it isn’t always a cause for concern. Know the difference between mild cases and severe cases that require a doctor’s attention.
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Sunday is Father’s Day, a time when many dads will be treated like kings – and rightfully so! A healthy and positive father-child relationship provides countless benefits for kids of all ages, from babies to teenagers.
No one wants to imagine their children having any medical emergencies, particularly when they are leaving them with a sitter or family member. If you’re going to be away on a trip, whether for business or a vacation, there are some steps to take to protect your child. According to Purva Grover, MD, Medical Director … Read More
The pressure to potty train can be intense. Your child’s day care or preschool has set a deadline. You want to keep up with others in playgroup. And, honestly, you can’t wait to ditch that diaper bag. But don’t let external factors like these push you, says pediatric urologist Jeffrey Donohoe, MD. “So many parents … Read More
The National Football League is suspending New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady for the first four games of the season for his role in Deflategate – in which his team’s footballs were purposely underinflated for the AFC Championship game. The league says Brady had at least some knowledge of the underinflated footballs, which is against … Read More
“It’s itchy.” “It’s hot.” “It’s in the way.” Wearing a cast can be awkward for your child, admits Ryan Goodwin, MD, Director of Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery. But it’s sometimes the best way to help a broken bone heal correctly. Some fractures can be treated with splints or slings, he says. Others … Read More
Ongoing beliefs that the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine causes autism spectrum disorders (ASD) have persisted. However, ongoing research has shown no link between the vaccine and the disorder. Now, a large new study published by the Journal of the American Medical Association finds the MMR vaccination has no association to the development of autism — even among children who … Read More