kids health

  1. Conditions

    Childhood stress could be linked to skin cancer risk

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    Can what happens to you as a child affect your immune system and the ability to fight off cancer as an adult? According to...
  2. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Parenting Guru: When kids “catch” stress

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    David Code, Episcopal minister, father of two and author of Kids Pick Up on Everything: How Parental Stress is Toxic to Kids ,...
  3. Family Activities

    Get Moving May! Get on the road to family fitness

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    Everyone knows that inactivity and obesity are serious problems in our country. The CDC says that fewer than two in 10 Americans get...
  4. Child Development & Health

    How to survive baby's first illness

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    Caring for your newborn can keep you on your toes, but nursing your baby back to health can be nerve-wrecking without the right baby...
  5. Child Development & Health

    Is bottled water contributing to your child's cavities?

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    Cavities in children are on the rise these days, and a new theory from dentists and children's health advocates claims bottled water...
  6. Children's Health

    Is your child suffering from hearing loss?

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    Our technological onslaught of iPods, cellphones, TV and video games is a noisy one, especially if your child has earbuds to crank...
  7. Healthy Recipes & Nutrition

    Why yogurt is great for kids

    Yogurt is a tasty food to satiate your sweet tooth. It's both filling enough to satisfy and low-calorie enough to manage the...
  8. Children's Health

    Summer's best kid-friendly fitness gadgets

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    School's out for summer, and for many children it means lazing on the couch in front of the computer or TV for three months. Before...
  9. Child Development & Health

    My ears hurt! Home remedies for ear infections

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    The American Academy of Pediatricians no longer recommends treating ear infections with antibiotics in the first 48 to 72 hours...
  10. Child Development & Health

    How to help your tween lose weight

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    Childhood obesity is a dangerous and, unfortunately, a widespread problem. If your tween is suffering with his/her weight, it's...
  11. Child Development & Health

    Why do kids get sicker at night?

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    Is it just your imagination or do kids really get sicker at night? Learn why many childhood illnesses get worse at night, and how to...
  12. Children's Health

    Get fit kids: 5 ways to get your kids to be more active

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    Inevitably, spring brings with it thoughts of fitness, fresh starts, health and the looming bathing suit season. But it’s not just...
  13. Children's Health

    The fall of youth sports

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    About 70 percent of the 20 million kids who register each year for youth hockey, football, baseball, soccer and other competitive...
  14. Child Development & Health

    ADHD: Overdiagnosed and overmedicated

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    Just because a young child is active doesn't mean you need to run to the doctor for an ADHD evaluation. In recent years, more and...
  15. Dieting & Nutrition

    How is sugar hurting your kids?

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    Babies are born preferring sweet tastes, and often their introduction to solid food begins with the sweetness of fruits or grains....
  16. Special Needs

    Tips for visiting theme parks with kids on the autism spectrum

    Share the magic of visiting a theme park with your child on the autism spectrum with these simple tips. Plan ahead and hit the park...
  17. Child Development & Health

    Could the foods your child eats cause bad behaviors?

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    If you’ve noticed your child behaves differently after a vacation full of food you don’t normally eat, a birthday party filled with...
  18. Children's Diseases & Illnesses

    Living with autism: Now what?

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    For one out of every 110 children, autism isn't just a word they hear on the TV or a disorder they might learn about in school, it's...
  19. Children's Health

    Tabletop tantrums: Nutrition know-how for toddler moms

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    Good nutrition in early childhood affects all aspects of growth, including brain development, which in turn can impact success in...
  20. Baby & Toddler

    How to trick your toddler into taking medicine

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    Whether it is antibiotics or children's pain reliever, it seems like your youngster hits the door running as soon as he sees you...