Researchers from Purdue University found that when children with autism were exposed to companion animals, their stress levels dropped.
While researchers say their work is still in the early stages, they also say it provides “reason to further examine omega-3’s role as a potential early intervention for antisocial behavior.”
Incarceration can be more traumatic for a student than even a parent’s death.
Babies are now swiping and scrolling on tablets and smartphones before they can walk.
In the digital age, kids are signed up for cell phone plans and social media accounts before they hit puberty. Local mom-turned-author Jenn Cannon says her book acts as a guide to help kids navigate the high-tech tools.
The American Academy of Pediatrics just released a study that claims kids are not only vulnerable to forgetting what they learned in school, but also to weight gain.
A local hospice has unveiled a space that is just for children visiting family members.
For more than a decade, doctors and nurses and staff at St. Christopher’s have been trained in detecting potential cases of abuse and neglect.
Tax breaks can make raising children a little more affordable.
Hop over to one of these egg-cellent family-friendly Easter events happening in Philadelphia this spring.
With parents more involved in guiding their kids, there’s a temptation for parents to get over-involved in their children’s sports and provide pressure.
Court documents unsealed Tuesday say McNeil Consumer Healthcare, of Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, will acknowledge selling adulterated bottles of Infants’ and Children’s Tylenol and Children’s Motrin. The company agreed to pay $25 million to resolve the case.
Legally, how young is too young to let a kid walk home alone?
When Tiara and Sheena Yates fell in love, having a family was their dream. But they knew they’d need help.
Delaware State Police say a man arrested in Indiana after he and his two missing children were found has been brought back to Delaware.