Wednesday, July 1, 2015

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When teens roll their eyes, the meaning of their nonverbal message is not hard for parents to decode.
(TNS) ROCHESTER, Minn. — When people think of kids and trauma, they often think about car accidents. "However, in reality, falls are the leading...
Less free-time supervision helps social development, and children get more exercise, experts say
Avoid keeping sugary, high-calorie foods in the house, and encourage being active together
Scientists agree that children raised by same-sex couples are no worse off than children raised by parents of the opposite sex, according to a new study co-authored by a University of Oregon professor.
Keep these simple tips in mind as you enjoy all of the activities the summer has to offer.
Josh Duggar recently said he had molested five girls, including some of his sisters when he was 14 and 15. The fact is that this could happen in any family. But there are things we can do to try to prevent it.
As a pediatrician at the Cobbs Creek Primary Care Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Roy Wade Jr. employs the usual tools of his trade, such as thermometer, tongue depressor, and stethoscope.
The pediatric resident I was overseeing in our busy sick clinic at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children hurriedly described the 2-year-old he had just seen with a rash on his trunk.
Motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death among children ages 1 to 9, according to the latest statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
When Ben Watson, 14, had trouble breathing, his doctors suspected he had pneumonia and put him on a couple of rounds of antibiotics.
CDC report also finds teen birth rate at lowest level ever
Gentle massaging can boost blood pressure, blood flow among these babies, research shows
Researchers suspect other restrictions for those with learner permits help to reduce accidents
Researchers suspect other restrictions for those with learner permits help to reduce accidents
Long-term effects include poor mental and physical health, experts say
Survey responses reveal growing gender equality in U.S.
Less free-time supervision helps social development, and children get more exercise, experts say
Avoid keeping sugary, high-calorie foods in the house, and encourage being active together
Better education recommended, especially at youth and middle school levels
Review of thousands of studies on the issue finds broad consensus among experts
5-4 decision should help bring acceptance, respect for these committed relationships
Make sure pool is enclosed
At least one expert questions whether improvements are due to the procedure
Study can't prove cause-and-effect, but changes to kids' hormones might be the link
Here are some tips and resources on how to prepare your teen for her first menstrual period.

Have questions about your child's health? Ask! Our panel of area doctors may be able to help.

OUR GROWING LIST OF EXPERTS

 

 • SARAH LEVIN ALLEN, Ph.D., CBIS
Assistant Professor of Psychology at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

 

STEPHEN ARONOFF, M.D., M.B.A.,
Temple University Hospital

 

PETER BIDEY, D.O.
Medical Director of Family Medicine at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

 

CHRISTOPHER C. CHANG, M.D., PhD, MBA, FAAAAI, FACAAI
Associate Professor of Medicine in division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Clinical Immunology at UC Davis

 

MARIO CRUZ, M.D.
Drexel University, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children

 

KATHERINE K. DAHLSGAARD, Ph.D.
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

 

MAGEE DEFLICE, M.D.
Division Chief of Allergy and Immunology at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children

 

GARY A. EMMETT, M.D.
Nemours Pediatrics, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Jefferson Medical College

 

HAZEL GUINTO-OCAMPO, M.D.
Nemours duPont Pediatrics/Bryn Mawr Hospita

 

RIMA HIMELSTEIN, M.D.
Crozer-Keystone Health System

 

JESSICA KENDORSKI, Ph.D., NCSP, BCBA-D
Associate Professor in School Psychology/Applied Behavior Analysis at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

 

ANITA KULICK
President & CEO, Educating Communities for Parenting

 

JANET ROSENZWEIG, MS, PhD, MPA
Vice-President for Programs & Research for Prevent Child Abuse America

 

BETH WALLACE SMITH, R.D.
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

 

W. DOUGLAS TYNAN, Ph.D.
Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Jefferson Medical College

 

FLORA KOPLIN WINSTON, M.D.
Scientific Director of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Center for Injury Research and Prevention