kids health

  1. Child Development & Health

    Easy ways to eliminate yellow food dye from your child's diet

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    Each year the U.S. produces 15 million pounds of artificial food dyes which go directly into growing bodies.Yellow No. 5 and No. 6...
  2. Child Development & Health

    Making healthy choices for your kids

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    I am sure you have heard about the disturbing epidemic in America. It is not a rare virus or flu, but something completely...
  3. School Age Kids

    Are "fat letters" from school harmful or helpful?

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    How would you feel if you got a letter saying your child was overweight? Florida mom Kristen Grasso received a "fat letter" from her...
  4. Child Development & Health

    Non-diagnosed, but her son has celiac disease

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    Jenni's son was getting sicker and sicker, but it wasn't until she decided to remove gluten from his diet that she saw an...
  5. Children's Diseases & Illnesses

    All about juvenile idiopathic arthritis

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    Juvenile idiopathic arthritis, or JIA, is a debilitating joint disease that can knock kids down for the count long before their...
  6. Children's Health

    Understanding well-child checkups: The whens, whats and whys

    Well-child checkups are an important way to ensure the continued health of your growing children. But what should (and shouldn't)...
  7. Children's Health

    Smartphone apps to track your child's yearly checkups

    Keep track of your children's annual checkups, developmental milestones, vaccine schedules and much more with these helpful apps for...
  8. Children's Health

    Drink more water to stay healthy

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    Kids in the U.S aren't drinking enough water, says a study published in the October 2010 issue of the American Journal of Clinical...
  9. Child Development & Health

    "Pot for tots" controversy: Should some kids get medicinal marijuana?

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    When Brian Wilson confronted New Jersey Governor Chris Christie last week, his final plea, "Don't let my daughter die, Governor" was...
  10. Children's Health

    Is your preschooler depressed?

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    If your little one seems to have the blues, some experts say it could be depression. Learn how to tell if your child needs help.
  11. Children's Health

    MRI may detect dyslexia in kids

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    Research shows that an MRI may help diagnose dyslexia earlier.
  12. Child Development & Health

    Why it's wrong to deny yoga in school

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    Recently, the parents of two children in San Diego gained media attention when they decided to take the Encinitas Union School...
  13. Child Development & Health

    Boy Scouts exclude obese participants from outing

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    The National Scout Jamboree is going on right now, but obese kids — and adults — can’t participate. Is the exclusion necessary for...
  14. Health & Wellness

    Does your child need ear tubes?

    A medical organization has released guidelines about which kids are good candidates for ear tubes and which children shouldn't have...
  15. Child Development & Health

    Dream on: How daydreams make your kids smarter

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    Chances are good that you have scolded your child more than once to “Stop daydreaming!” But what if daydreaming is actually the key...
  16. Children's Health

    Education about Down syndrome can be life-saving

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    Expectant mothers and fathers have a lot to prepare for in their journey to becoming parents. Of course, there are the easy things...
  17. Child Development & Health

    Feeding kids: Are you falling for misleading food labels?

    Before you offer your child a breakfast bar or sports drink, consider these facts about “healthy” foods and snacks for kids. Learn...
  18. Special Needs

    Hippotherapy treatment helps children with special needs

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    Have you ever watched someone ride a horse? Every strain of the horse’s muscles becomes visible, and both rider and horse move in...
  19. Children's Health

    Sibling bullying hurts, too

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    Bullying by a sibling can be just as damaging for kids as being bullied by a peer, a new study shows.
  20. Child Development & Health

    Soccer may cause brain injuries: Will you still let your kids play?

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    A recent study has tied the practice of heading in soccer to brain injuries, which has sparked controversy from parents and players...