The Philadelphia region and the nation overall saw increases in early childhood immunization rates, but there is room for improvement.
Known as the "Tide pod challenge", teens are daring each other over social media to bite into detergent packets. Here are the health risks involved with this latest challenge.
Even parents have been astonished to learn how much their children were processing, once they could type out their thoughts and feelings on tablets, phones and other devices.
The FDA is requiring new safety labeling changes for prescription cough and cold medicines containing codeine or hydrocodone. They will no long be recommended to treat any pediatric population and will be labeled for use only in adults aged 18 years and older.
An update on this year's flu season and basic ways that we can try to stay healthy.
By substituting mushrooms in this vegetarian version of the classic Beef Wellington you still get an earthy, meaty flavor without the saturated fat.
A Children's Hospital of Philadelphia study seeks to take the guesswork out of diagnosing and treating head injury.
While the overall rate of eye injury has decreased slightly from 1990 to 2012, the rate of eye injury associated with non-powder guns like BB, pellet and paint guns has increased by 168.8 percent, found a recent study.
Anxiety is often seen as a less serious problem than other mental health issues. Nothing could be further from the truth.
Animals could hold the key to easier social relationships and less anxiety for children on the autism spectrum.
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Santino's Dragons is a new concept for Philadelphia's 117-year-old New Year's Day parade. It's a New Year's association composed of kids and teens with autism, Down syndrome and other developmental disorders, led by Santino Stagliano, who is 13 years old, autistic, and more or less unstoppable.
Kick off the new year with a healthy and energizing family breakfast. The combination of eggs, vegetables, and fruit gives the right amount of protein, vitamins, and fiber to keep you full through your morning activities.