Hand, foot, and mouth disease is common in children younger than age 5. It spreads through contact with nose, throat, or blister fluids, or bowel movements.
Food allergies are everywhere—and that’s led to a side effect more surprising than rashes or throat swelling: food bullying.
The AAP recommends introducing solid foods to babies at about 6 months of age. But most babies in the U.S. are getting solids earlier than that.
As a parent, you’re always thinking about your kids’ health and well-being. But what if you’ve noticed your child is overweight? Here are three ways to help your son or daughter—without making your child feel self-conscious.
New research shows that the risk for fever-related seizures after certain vaccines is quite small.
Teen girls are beating teen boys in one sobering way: They now start drinking alcohol sooner than boys do.
Vegetables and fruits can be a tough sell for youngsters. But two simple changes in your family’s eating habits can help make sure that your children get enough of these healthy foods every day.