New regulations say children need to have all required vaccinations, or face being sent home from school this year.
Pediatricians and family practice doctors can't just leave depression and anxiety care to the mental health pros, say member of a national African American health care group.
Drug bags stamped "New Arrival" spelled death on arrival for a Chester County man this month. A 20-year-old has been charged with supplying the carfentanil.
The Republicans' health-care proposals may be dead for now, but these Pennsylvania mothers, fearing that Medicaid help for their children is still in jeopardy, speak out.
Conrail cleanup is posed to begin, but discarded needles remain a source of concern here and elsewhere.
Keep cold food in the front of your mouth. "The further-back stimulation is what triggers the brain freeze," said Stephanie Vertrees, a neurologist at Texas A&M.
Weight gain was tied to how much the expectant mother drank of sodas and sweetened fruit drinks.
Penn study finds big upsurge in bacterial infections particularly dangerous to the elderly. A newer treatment holds promise.
A city agency hosted a session to increase awareness and provide prevention information.
CHOP also scored tops in care for diabetes and endocrinology, and pulmonology.
The results of the study may be useful for educators and others who work with people on the autism spectrum.
For families like Stephanie Pratico's with developmentally disabled children, Medicaid is the crucial bridge between private insurance and essential support.
Last fall, Melissa Smith saw no alternative but the end of a gun. She survived. Now she wants to share this message: "You matter."
A new study in a leading dermatology journal says the "pink tax" appears to being levied on women's hair loss products.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has recommended mothers and babies sleep in the same room - but not the same bed - for the first six to 12 months. Now a Penn State study is saying everyone might sleep easier if babies go to their own rooms sooner.
The Environmental Working Group offers its favorite and least favorite sunscreens for your young beach buddies. While you're slathering them up, be smart and put some on yourself.
Sticking her head in tire rim may have seemed like a good idea to Jade the puppy, but not for long. Enter an overnight veterinary practice.
Baby boxes and face-to-face parent education has helped increase infant sleeping safety practices, a new Temple University Hospital study has shown.
Dallas Fetterman, co-founder of a local group of drug and alcohol treatment centers, loses his own fight to the disease of addiction.
Rita Giordano is a health and science reporter. She writes about pediatrics and issues involving children and youth.