Children's Health


CDC Warns About Rare, Polio-Like ‘Mystery Illness’...

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning parents about a rare disease known as acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), a polio-like “mystery illness”...

October 18, 2018 / 3 min read


Increasing Number of Young Children Not Getting...

Young children need vaccines against a range of potentially serious diseases, many of which have been nearly eradicated in the U.S. because of parents following...

October 15, 2018 / 3 min read


Red Tide Warnings in Palm Beach County,...

A red tide health alert in Palm Beach County is sending lifeguards home and irritating eyes and breathing as Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission...

October 2, 2018 / 2 min read


Roundup: Infant Walker Injuries and Junk Food’s...

Doctors Renew Call for Ban on Infant Walkers, Which are Causing Too Many Injuries Infant walkers have been a concern among healthcare professionals for years,...

September 21, 2018 / 3 min read


Roundup: Flu Season Readiness, FDA Crackdown on...

CDC Urges People to Prepare for Flu Season to Avoid ‘Epidemic Levels’ In the United States, the typical flu season runs from October through May,...

September 14, 2018 / 4 min read


Roundup: New Guidelines for Children’s Concussions and...

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released new recommendations for healthcare providers when treating children with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI),...

September 7, 2018 / 3 min read


Kids’ Sports: Playing Safe to Avoid Overuse...

Students returning to the classroom this time of year also means many are resuming sports activities on fields and courts. While the competition and excitement...

August 21, 2018 / 3 min read


Back-to-School Nutrition: Start With a Healthy Breakfast

Summer is over and school is in session. For parents, this means getting packed lunches ready every morning or relying on school cafeterias to provide...

August 20, 2018 / 3 min read


Back to School: Tips on Staying Healthy,...

It’s almost time for kids and teens to return to school. And when it comes to their health, this time of year usually offers a...

August 13, 2018 / 3 min read