Healthy Kids Archive: April, 2013

It's spring! How can I get my child active outside?

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Is your child watching TV, playing video games, on their cell phone, or on the internet after school? Do you remember running outside, playing... Read more

When teens cut themselves

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It’s difficult to hide: multiple slash marks on the forearm. Many try to cover-up the painful reminders of a very bad day while some... Read more

The Land of Nod Recalls Plush Dollies

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The recall of about 2,500 dolls from the Land of Nod includes plush handmade baby dolls in five styles and colors. The hands on the plush... Read more

Children's Apparel Network Recalls Girl's Clothing Sets

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This recall by Children's Apparel Network involves 9,200 girl’s “Young Hearts” brand three-piece clothing sets. The vest... Read more

Beware of Magnetic Toys

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Magnetic toys are attractive to everyone. Parents want them for their kids because they’re science-related, encourage creativity, affordable... Read more

Reed and Barton Recalls Gingham Bunny Forks and Spoons

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This Reed and Barton recall involves infant flatware from the Gingham Bunny Flatware Collection, sold three ways; as just the infant feeding... Read more

The Bipolar Epidemic in children: Too many children getting misdiagnosed?

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The statistic seems alarming. Hospital stays for bipolar disorder among children aged 1 to 17 years increased 434 percent from 1997 to 2010... Read more

4 allergy myths debunked

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It’s time to dispel some allergy myths that I often encounter: Hypoallergenic dogs. Is your child allergic to dogs, but really wants... Read more