Opioid abusing new mothers need help, not jail

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With the growing number of pregnant women who use opioids during pregnancy, some state governments have prosecuted and jailed the mothers for... Read more

Recall round up: Britax strollers, dressers, and more

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Here is a listing with links to more information about the latest recalls from the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Britax recalled about... Read more

High powered magnet toys available, but still dangerous

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Young children have a habit of putting anything and everything in their mouths. Whether it's an accident, a dare, or just because they can... Read more

The poorest kids have the highest rates of asthma and ADHD

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An overall increase in rates of asthma and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder affected the poorest families the most, found a Pediatrics... Read more

Teens using cigars: What you should know

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“Before I speak, I have something important to say.” — Groucho Marx I admit that I was a little surprised when, after my... Read more

Kid’s menus: What is a healthy portion size?

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With the new menu labeling law coming out in May 2017, restaurants will be required to list the calorie counts on menu items. One might think... Read more

Healthy family recipe: Can’t be beet brownies

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Whip up a batch of these decadent brownies for your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day. Their deep red velvet color says “I love... Read more

Is GMO farming harmful to the environment?

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Editor’s note: This is the second in a series on GMOs. In my last blog, I discussed that the general scientific consensus confirms that... Read more