How to take the stress out of holiday eating for kids with type 1 diabetes

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Today’s guest blogger is Megan Robinson, MS, RD, CDE, LDN, a clinical dietitian and certified diabetes educator at The Children's Hospital... Read more

Is my child susceptible to diabetes?

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Today’s guest blogger is Erin Caroulis, MPH, RD, LDN, CDE a Certified Diabetes Educator at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia... Read more

What's being done to improve children's health in our region?

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Today’s guest blogger is Lorina Marshall-Blake, President of the Independence Blue Cross Foundation. When my kids were young, I knew... Read more

Eight ways to keep kids heart healthy

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Today’s guest blogger is Frances Zappalla, D.O., a pediatric cardiologist at the Nemours Cardiac Center at the Alfred I. duPont Hospital... Read more

Mono: just one 'kiss'− that’s all it takes

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By Rima Himelstein One of my patients drove home from college to see me because she was “just not feeling well.” About a month... Read more

Trich: This Sexually-Transmitted Disease is No Treat

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by Rima Himelstein, M.D. Heard about “trich”? Trichomoniasis is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). It... Read more

A teen heart risk parents can't ignore

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There are plenty of studies in the news these days warning that teens, preteens and even little kids have heart-disease risk factors that once... Read more

Can Marijuana Prevent Cancer?

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Does Marijuana Cause Cancer - or Prevent It? Last week’s Healthy Kids post about a new study that regular marijuana use by teens dumbs... Read more