Healthy Kids


Recall round up: baby booties, electric skateboard and more

Here is a listing with links to more information about the latest recalls from the Consumer Product Safety Commission this month related to children's products.

Finding a doctor for your child with special needs

Here are four key things to look for in a doctor when your child has special needs.

Finding a doctor for your child with special needs

Here are four key things to look for in a doctor when your child has special needs.

Spring cleaning safety tips

If you have children are in the home, it’s important to make safety a priority in order to minimize the risk of accidental poisoning or inhalation of toxic chemicals.

Spring cleaning safety tips

If you have children are in the home, it’s important to make safety a priority in order to minimize the risk of accidental poisoning or inhalation of toxic chemicals.

A closer look at the FDA’s stronger warning on pain meds for kids

Learn more about codeine and tramadol, and why dosing for medications is difficult with children.

A closer look at the FDA’s stronger warning on pain meds for kids

Learn more about codeine and tramadol, and why dosing for medications is difficult with children.
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Tips for navigating the special needs world with your child’s doctor

Finding the right doctor is especially important for children with special needs, who often require more frequent doctor visits and a higher level of medical attention.

Healthy family recipe: Sweet and savory roasted carrots with tahini sauce

Try this new take on carrots with dip! Roasting vegetables can bring out their sweet flavor and adding the tahini sauce makes this a sweet and savory dish.

City offers three 'Autism Centers for Excellence' for residents

Community Behavioral Health, a non-profit contracted by the City of Philadelphia, provides mental health resources for Philadelphia’s Medicaid recipients, supports three Autism Centers for Excellence.

Kids and hand sanitizer: What parents need to know

The recent study found that during a four year span between 2011 and 2014, more than 70,000 hand sanitizer exposures in children under the age of 12 were reported to poison centers nationwide.

Kids’ spring books picks from the Free Library

Here are spring book recommendations for kids in preschool, grade school, and high school.

Target recalls 560k water-absorbing Easter and dino toys

If swallowed, it can expand inside a child's body and cause intestinal obstructions, resulting in severe discomfort, vomiting, dehydration and could be life threatening.

Healthy family recipe: Infused water

Try these fun fruit-infused water combinations to get kids excited about drinking more water!

How does sodium affect kids?

There are the health risks when kids consume too much sodium. Here are tips for keeping their sodium intake low.

Do you need to revamp your family’s morning routine?

Here are some tips that can help everyone's morning go more smoothly.

Vetri Community Partnership’s Mobile Teaching Kitchen makes fresh food approachable

This modified food truck carries everything needed for pop-up cooking demonstrations in settings like a parking lot, along the curb of a school, and even in the middle of a park.

Should you ever leave a young child unattended in a car?

A New Hampshire mother was recently arrested after leaving her 2-year old son in the car with the motor running for 30 minutes. A return had taken longer than expected.

Teens and extreme obesity: Is it time for weight loss surgery?

Should teens who are morbidly obese consider bariatric surgery?

Sesame Street debuts its first Muppet with autism on Monday

Georgina Perez Liz shares 3 things parents should keep in mind when their children watch Julia.