What kids encounter in their early years may inoculate them against all sorts of ailments later.
STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) activities allow our kids to learn and apply content in a realistic way that's meaningful.
Earlier this month an 11-year-old boy got sick suddenly at a summer camp in Milford, Pa. and died shortly afterwards from bacterial meningitis.
If flavored milk is taken away in school, most kids will adjust to drinking plain milk, a recent study found.
Seven in 10 sleep-related infant deaths in Philadelphia occurred when a child was put in an unsafe place, usually an adult bed. It's all too easy for a child to be accidentally smothered by another person, or by soft pillows, toys or clothes.
In this challenge, teens are given increasingly intense tasks to complete for 50 days through social media that leads to self-harm and culminates in suicide by jumping off of a building.
Trying new fruits and vegetables can sometimes be intimidating. Pair a new fruit or vegetable with a familiar one to encourage kids to give them a try.
The Republicans' health-care proposals may be dead for now, but these Pennsylvania mothers, fearing that Medicaid help for their children is still in jeopardy, speak out.
Government safety officials and pediatric groups have been warning about the dangers of "inflatable amusements" for years.
Teens with ADHD have an estimated 36 percent higher crash risk than other newly licensed teens regardless of gender or age when licensed. Here's how parents can help their teen with ADHD.
Learn more about water safety from Karen Cohn, co-founder of The ZAC Foundation, a Conn.-based water safety advocacy and education foundation.
Weight gain was tied to how much the expectant mother drank of sodas and sweetened fruit drinks.
Here are tips about talking to your child about livestream suicides and suicide contagion.
When it comes to mental-health care, meeting teens where they are, which is on their phones, makes sense, but only as an add-on to in-person therapy.
NaturePHL, created by CHOP and the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, is meant to be an antidote to nature-deficit disorder.