The words that help bullied kids

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What did one in seven girls and one in six boys have in common in a new Canadian study? These 10-year-olds got bullied several times a week... Read more

How to Raise a Fit Kid-- Without Sit-Ups

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By Sari Harrar Nearly one-third of American kids are seriously out of shape-- but the tests schools currently use to check physical fitness... Read more

Fueling the mommy wars

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Are the Mommy Wars - the running battle between moms who work outside the home and those working inside - over? Not with Ann Romney, a whopping... Read more

Locking away free baby formula

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Twenty-seven New York City hospitals will soon lock up the baby formula in their maternity wards - the latest move to limit access to the free... Read more

What should parents do about stuttering?

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by Gary Emmett, M.D. I saw a 3 ½ year old boy in my office this week, and his father was very concerned about stuttering. The patient... Read more

Growing up grateful

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An attitude adjustment - from griping to gratitude - could have profound health benefits for teens, a new study says. Researchers from California... Read more

How to get your kids moving

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One of my summertime goals was to take more walks in our woodsy neighborhood with my daughter. We both need the exercise; walking together... Read more

Are adults causing whooping cough epidemic?

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Editor’s note: One overlooked reason for the increase in whooping cough cases in the U.S. this year: Adults who haven’t gotten... Read more