For Your Child
Monthly articles designed to help you acheive your best health ever.
Aug 2, 2018 -
Hand, foot, and mouth disease is common in children younger than age 5. It spreads through contact with nose, throat, or blister fluids, or bowel movements.
Jun 29, 2018 -
Food allergies are everywhere—and that’s led to a side effect more surprising than rashes or throat swelling: food bullying.
May 21, 2018 -
Smoking isn’t as “cool” among teens as it used to be. Over the past 4 decades, the smoking rate among high school seniors has fallen 23%.
Apr 25, 2018 -
The AAP recommends introducing solid foods to babies at about 6 months of age. But most babies in the U.S. are getting solids earlier than that.
Apr 2, 2018 -
As a parent, you’re always thinking about your kids’ health and well-being. But what if you’ve noticed your child is overweight? Here are three ways to help your son or daughter—without making your child feel self-conscious.
Jun 30, 2016 -
New research shows that the risk for fever-related seizures after certain vaccines is quite small.
Apr 29, 2016 -
Teen girls are beating teen boys in one sobering way: They now start drinking alcohol sooner than boys do.
Feb 24, 2016 -
Vegetables and fruits can be a tough sell for youngsters. But two simple changes in your family’s eating habits can help make sure that your children get enough of these healthy foods every day.