Poison control centers are reporting a surprising trend among some teens, who are biting into laundry detergent pods as some kind of stunt or “challenge.” Learn about the health risks and how you can talk about the dangers with your kids.
No one wants to think about it, but emergencies happen. If your child has autism and you ever need to call for an ambulance him or her, this article offers practical tips to help you advocate for your child.
An autism diagnosis triggers tough questions and difficult emotions for parents. As the number of children diagnosed with autism has risen, so has the amount of misinformation about autism spectrum disorders (ASD). An autism expert helps you separate fact from fiction.
Some babies are born addicted to heroin or other street drugs. But about one-third are born to middle-class women who have become addicted to prescription medications for chronic back pain, depression and other issues. Learn about neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) and how it’s managed.
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There are many things that can cause hearing loss in children. The problem is often temporary, but sometimes permanent. Here’s a list of possible culprits, as well as available treatments.
As many parents of adolescents know, battles can ensue at the suggestion that your teens bundle up. You tell them to put on a coat; they insist they are fine without one.
Are some shoe types and styles better for children? Here are five tips from a foot and ankle surgeon on how properly select and fit shoes for your kids.