The “salt and ice challenge” can result in skin damage similar to frost bite and leave permanent scars.
Last week, the agencies issued advice regarding eating fish geared toward helping women who are pregnant or may become pregnant as well as breastfeeding mothers and parents of young children.
A new study found teens who participate the “choking game” alone are at higher risk of suicidal thoughts than teens who participate in a group setting.
Learn more about Penn State's THON efforts which raise funds for those fighting pediatric cancer and research.
The Healthy Kids Fest on September 18th will be an exciting day of fun, facts, and fitness at the Please Touch Museum.
Here are some talking points when discussing with to kids Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.
A new study finds street lighting, parks, public transportation, and maintained vacant lots were associated with a lower chance of homicide among those from the ages of 13 to 20 in Philadelphia.
With summer approaching quickly, are you trying to figure out how to keep your kids busy? It’s not too late to sign them up for a camp. Whatever...
The company recalled the baby walkers due to fall and entrapment hazards.
The American Academy of Pediatrics offers tips on staying safe when it comes to decorations, toys, food and more during the holiday season.
Find out some common myths about kids and concussions from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Find out how the Affordable Care Act affects families and what preventative services are covered for children.
A new set of rankings by U.S. News & World Report, highlights counties that feature, among other child-friendly data, fewer infant deaths, and fewer low-birth-weight babies. How does our area stack up? Find out here.
A new study has found being picked on by a brother or sister can be harmful to a child’s mental health.
In the fight against antibiotic resistance, CHOP researchers found that a program that combined education and feedback to pediatricians on their prescribing habits led to drop in unnecessary antibiotics being prescribed to children.
The new PSA campaign from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration urges parents to start talking to their kids at age 9 about the health and safety risks of underage drinking.
Shorter sleep was associated with increases in BMI from age 14 to 18, especially those who already had higher BMIs, found a new study from Penn Medicine. Increasing daily sleep to 10 hours per day could help to prevent teen obesity.