Healthy Kids Archive: March, 2012

The scoop on poop

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Today we’re featuring a popular blog post from terrific, local children’s health blog Two Peds in a Pod. Our guest bloggers —... Read more

Healthy Kids Minute: Adolescent STDs

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In this week's Healthy Kids Minute video, Jill Foster, M.D., chief of immunology at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, talks about Philadelphia's... Read more

Don’t let food labels fool you

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As a parent, you have a million things on your weekly to do list, and somewhere on that list is grocery shopping. While cruising through the... Read more

Play is still children at work

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Are kids forgetting how to play – or being robbed of opportunities to move their bodies, explore their world and learn how to get along... Read more

What to avoid when you’re expecting

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A report out this month in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology says women who are pregnant, or trying to conceive, should avoid... Read more

Doctors firing parents who refuse kids' vaccines

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Increasing numbers of pediatricians are dismissing families that refuse vaccines for their children – due to frustration with uncooperative... Read more

Healthy Kids Minute: Creating the perfect lunch

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In this week’s Healthy Kids Minute, Mary Trotter, registered dietitian with Nemours Health and Prevention Services, talks about getting... Read more

Some help in dealing with food allergies

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Food allergies in kids are on the rise – and so is the emotional toll they can take on parents. A recent survey by the Food Allergy Network... Read more