How common are baby carrier and stroller injuries?

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The parents were in tears, holding each other while the nurse and paramedic were securing their almost 4 month old baby girl onto the transport... Read more

The best way to treat eczema and introduce peanuts for babies

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Good news on allergies and eczema in young children keeps coming this winter. Eczema—superficial dry itching skin made much worse by... Read more

Why you should talk to your teen about e-cigs

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Today’s guest blogger is Blair Thornley, PharmD, a certified specialist in poison information, at Poison Control Center at the Children’s... Read more

Is pain relief for babies before immunizations helpful?

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Do you need to anesthetize your child for their routine immunizations? A very well done study published last month in the Canadian Medical... Read more

New allergy-prevention guidelines on introducing peanuts to babies

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For all those parents concerned about how to safely start feeding peanut-containing foods to their young children, the National Institute... Read more

Ear infections are down. Here’s probably why

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Sometimes as a medical writer and physician, I think I am only telling people what they are doing wrong, but there were two stories out last... Read more

The best of Healthy Kids in 2016

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I checked in with our bloggers to find out their own favorite post from last year. Here are some posts that are worth revisiting! "I think... Read more

Hurry up! Get your flu shot

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Today's guest blogger is Anna Baldino, DO, medical director at Independence Blue Cross and a pediatrician. The flu vaccination prevented an... Read more