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Myths and facts about back-to-school vaccinations

August 15, 2018
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Vaccines provide protection for your child against an assortment of diseases, including some that can be deadly. Let's rebut some of the arguments raised against vaccinations.

Maintaining healthy eyes in children

August 01, 2018
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August is the time to prep your child for going back to school. Coincidentally, it’s also Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month!

Water dangers can extend to dry land

June 11, 2018
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Your child's dip in the water could create a health risk you can't see — ingesting water into her airways or lungs. That could lead to aspiration pneumonia.

Staying fit with your toddler

May 02, 2018
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Encouraging movement ensures healthy development and refines motor skills. Doing these exercises together with keep parents and toddlers healthy and fit.

Why does a fever seem to spike at night?

April 30, 2018

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The time of day affects our health, and fever symptoms are no exception, increasing in intensity at nighttime.

Should you be worried about your teen 'juuling'?

April 30, 2018
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Despite its seemingly innocuous name, the consequences of partaking in juuling could result in serious potential health risks.

How to tell if your child needs mental health care

April 18, 2018

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If there’s long-term behavior change, it’s more than just a phase. There are signals that children can suffer from anxiety, depression or general behavior issues. Parents can help.


Daylight Savings – Does it affect your sleep?

April 09, 2018
Daylight savings time can absolutely affect sleep, especially if you didn’t prepare for the sudden change – and even more acutely if you have kids in your house who are ruled by their own Circadian rhythms, not what the number on the clock says!

Kids can have high blood pressure, too

February 27, 2018
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Hypertension, or high blood pressure, isn’t just an adult disease. It occurs in 2 to 5 percent of all pediatric patients, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). But it often goes unrecognized.

Parents take new approach on preventing peanut allergies

February 26, 2018

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Everything parents used to do about peanut allergies may have been wrong.

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