Mild weather this past winter has markedly increased rodents especially field mice, highly efficient transmitters of Lyme, and this in turn has increased ticks.
Here is some advice on how you can talk to kids about the result of the presidential election.
The CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recently announced some changes for the Hepatitis B, Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis), and Meningitis B vaccines.
The FDA recently advised all parents last week to throw away homeopathic teething gels and tablets, here's how to safely soothe your teething child.
The Healthy Kids Fest on September 18th will be an exciting day of fun, facts, and fitness at the Please Touch Museum.
We’ve asked our Healthy Kids bloggers to offer the best advice for parents to keep in mind as the school year starts.
A new study finds using acetaminophen during pregnancy was associated with increased risk for multiple behavioral problems in children. We take a closer look.
A look at why annual exams can be beneficial for adults and children.
Learn more about the efforts to help newborns suffering from opiate withdrawal.
A closer look at a new study that finds more children seen in emergency departments for traumatic brain injuries from the playground.
A look back at the history of opiate usage in the US and how one Philadelphia doctor began trying to help mothers and newborns suffering from withdrawal in the 1970s.
Who is Andrew Wakefield and why was his film pulled from the film festival?
The U.S. Public Interest Research Group Education Fund’s national report Trouble in Toyland 2015 was released this week.
A recent study of 350 low-income preschool children in North Philadelphia showed more than half had their own televisions and more than 75 percent had their own computer tablet or smart phone by the age of 4.