Find out how the Affordable Care Act affects families and what preventative services are covered for children.
If you’re the expectant parent of a baby boy, you face an age-old question that’s now a roiling, 21st-century controversy: Will your son be circumcised?
Twenty-seven New York City hospitals will soon lock up the baby formula in their maternity wards - the latest move to encourage breastfeeding. But is free formula really the problem?
Binge drinking is as much a part of many students’ college lives as pulling all-nighters before tests. Pre-teens and high schoolers are getting drunk as well. What is a parent to do?
If you’ve said yes to higher-priced “white” fillings when it’s time to fix cavities in your kids’ teeth, here’s news.
An expert explains why it is crucial for kids who suffer a concussion to give their brain a rest from texting, computers, video games, TV, Facebook, even reading and homework.
Children’s health advocates breathed a big sigh of relief and indulged in some cautious celebration over the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act.
Pennsylvania is the first state with legislation protecting kids from sudden cardiac arrest. But there are pros and cons.
If you’re a Pennsylvania parent still scrambling to schedule catch-up vaccines for your kids before your school district’s May deadline, you can relax – a little. The state Department of Health just added a two-week grace period.
When the government released new measles statistics last week, the report sounded a warning. Here's a more detailed look.
Kids with autism and autism spectrum disorders (like Asperger’s Syndrome) can be identified as early as age 14 months – opening the door to family support and earlier interventions.
Our Healthy Kids blog asked a group of teenagers what they think are the “10 things doctors do wrong.” Here is what they said.
If your child has respiratory allergies, you may have considered alternative remedies to provide more ‘natural’ relief for your child. Here’s what you need to know about that approach.
Child-health advocates say the fate of aspects of this law could change health insurance coverage for kids with preexisting conditions and those in families bordering on poverty.
Increasing numbers of pediatricians are dismissing families that refuse vaccines for their children. But should they?