Why is high blood pressure underdiagnosed in children?

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An American childhood health crisis is developing because of the massive weight gain of the current generation of children compared to past... Read more

What do we tell kids about the election results?

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By now, it’s sunk in for many of us that Donald Trump is going to be the next president of the United States. In a highly contentious... Read more

New CDC vaccine recommendations for HPV, Hep B

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Young teens who get the human papillomavirus vaccine before turning 15 need only two doses, rather than three, recommended the Centers for... Read more

Parents: How to soothe your teething child

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration advised all parents last week to throw away homeopathic teething gels and tablets after 10 deaths and... Read more

Sept 18: Don’t miss the 2016 Healthy Kids Fest!

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Families in the Philadelphia region, don’t miss out on the upcoming Healthy Kids Fest on September 18th for an exciting day of fun, facts... Read more

Why docs should consider ‘firing’ vaccine hesitators

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Pediatricians are now officially fed up with vaccine hesitancy. Last week, the American Academy of Pediatrics officially announced it is appropriate... Read more

Back to school advice from Healthy Kids bloggers

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It’s that time of year again, we’ve asked our Healthy Kids bloggers to offer the best advice for parents to keep in mind as the... Read more

Should kids be tested for high cholesterol?

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Your children’s primary care doctor is facing an important question about whether to check the fat in your child’s blood. In 2011... Read more