When the Weather Outside Is Frightful
Few things stick in a child’s memory more than a perfect snow day. To ensure these winter play days aren't tainted by injury or illness, parents should be aware of the dangers tied to the coldest time of the year.
Don't Make This Common Car Seat Mistake
In the wintertime, do you strap your child into his car seat all bundled up? If so, you may be putting him in danger.
Tips to Prevent the Common Cold
Cold and flu season has arrived, but that doesn't have to mean you or your family will get sick. Outsmart germs with these simple strategies.
FDA Narrows In on Teen Tanning
If the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has its way, teens nationwide will be banned from using tanning beds.
For Appendicitis, Antibiotics May Be Enough
Surgery has long been the gold standard in appendicitis treatment. But a new discovery could change that.
CDC Urges Seasonal Flu Vaccination
This week is National Influenza Vaccination Week. Have you had your flu shot yet?
WHO Calls for Sustained Measles Vaccination
The World Health Organization (WHO) released some encouraging statistics on measles vaccination last week. But this news comes with a call to action.
The Benefits of Insulin Pumps
Parents of kids with type 1 diabetes may now have an easier time with the debate surrounding the insulin pump.
Respiratory Infection Vaccine Shows Promise
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a common and highly contagious virus that can be especially dangerous for babies. But the virus may have finally met its match.
Officials Crack Down on Nicotine Products
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), a leading authority on children's health issues, is looking to clear the air on tobacco product use.