How to prevent injuries this winter

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Winter weather outlooks predict snow and chilly temperatures on the horizon, creating an atmosphere for festive family fun, and also presenting... Read more

Healthy family recipe: Spinach and refried bean quesadillas

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If you are you looking for a new idea for meatless Mondays or a quick healthy dinner during the busy holiday season this recipe is for you!... Read more

Should we let our pets lick us?

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Today’s guest blogger is Shelley C Rankin, PhD, an associate professor CE of Microbiology at the University of Pennsylvania, School of... Read more

Children in foster care: More medication, less therapy

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Editor’s note: This is first of two parts. Foster care in a safe and prosperous environment is important to raise children whose physical... Read more

Trending data: A small increase in suicide rates for black boys

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Historically, statistics had shown that being black in the United States afforded protection against dying by suicide. African Americans across... Read more

CMV: A more common virus than you think

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This past year the world has been in a Zika state of mind. The newly discovered link to birth abnormalities is cause for alarm and strategies... Read more

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

Helping your child with special needs during the holidays

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I encourage parents to remember that as stressful and overwhelming the pressures of the holidays are for us, they are equally uprooting for... Read more