kids health

  1. Diet & Fitness

    6 benefits of organics for children

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    One of the most controversial topics in the health industry over the last decade is organic food and whether it's healthier than...
  2. Children's Health

    Exploring DHA deficiency in children

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    A lot of information has come out in recent years about the importance of DHA, and this omega-3 fatty acid is now appearing in...
  3. Children's Health

    The mom's guide to cold & flu season essentials

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    Cold season is in full swing, and when your little one tugs on your pant leg and says, "Mommy, I don't feel good," she's counting on...
  4. Child Development & Health

    9 At-home activities for sick kids

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    Most kids like to fake a fever every now and then so they can skip school and play video games all day. But when kids are really...
  5. Child Development & Health

    Preparing your child for braces

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    Braces are a common feature in the mouths of millions of American youths. Many kids look forward to the opportunity to wear braces,...
  6. Age by Age

    Questions to ask your child's orthodontist

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    The American Association of Orthodontists recommends that children visit the orthodontist for a checkup no later than age 7. If this...
  7. Children's Health

    Protecting your children from the flu

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    The leaves are getting brown. The air is getting crisp. The kids are getting sick. It must be fall!
  8. Children's Health

    5 tips to keep the flu out of your child's school

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    Back-to-school time and the start of flu season seem to coincide perfectly. And with school settings identified as one of the top...
  9. Vaccinations & Shots

    Reduce your child’s risk of whooping cough

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    Whooping cough, aka pertussis, is a highly contagious respiratory infection that is easily spread through personal contact, sneezing...
  10. Vaccinations & Shots

    Symptoms of pertussis: Is your child at risk?

    When your child comes home from school sniffling, sneezing, running a low-grade fever and coughing occasionally, you naturally...
  11. Vaccinations & Shots

    Dangers of pertussis and how you can prevent it

    If you ever see (or hear) a child with pertussis (the respiratory disease also known as whooping cough), you will never forget it....
  12. Vaccinations & Shots

    Can you protect your child from pertussis?

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    As a parent, you want to protect your child from monsters under the bed, bullies at middle school and broken hearts in high school....
  13. Child Development & Health

    Bug spray on kids: Is it safe?

    Is it safe to use insect repellents on your child -- and if so, what should you look for (and look out for)? We have some advice for...
  14. Self Improvement & Mental Health

    Helping kids cope with tragedy

    As yet another school shooting tragedy dominates the airwaves, parents may be concerned about the impact on their children. Peter...
  15. Stress

    Makeover your child's reaction to stress

    Makeover your child's reaction to stress -- the benefits will last a lifetime!
  16. Easter

    68 Easter treats to give instead of sugar-filled candies

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    Colorful candies: In recent years, that's what Easter is all about. Indeed, every year, the Easter bunny with the cute cotton tail...
  17. Celebrity Gossip

    Victoria & David Beckhams son has epilepsy

    Epilepsy is a neurological disorder that causes convulsions and seizures. It can strike anyone and, even when properly treated, can...
  18. Child Development & Health

    Breakthrough treatment for kids with epilepsy

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    Surgery reduces seizures and increases IQ in children suffering from epilepsy.