Nearly 17% of US children and adolescents are obese. But, according to a CDC report, many people who are obese don’t consider themselves as having the condition.
We know that asthma is on the rise in this country. There is a huge tool in the battle against asthma that we don’t always use. The major weapon is education.
A mother and nurse whose son died of an unknown heart defect, has started a movement offering free electrocardiogram screenings for teenagers. Not everyone is on board.
Three dads share what fatherhood means to them.
If, as a new mother, you are depressed or anxious to the point where it is affecting your ability to care for the baby or if you feel you may harm your baby, seek help immediately.
A study has found babies who grow up in a bilingual home may enjoy greater mental flexibility before they even learn to talk.
Your bathroom could be the most dangerous room in the house for the kids.
When children have difficulty sleeping it can lead to daytime sleeping, irritability, learning difficulties and behavioral problems.
Cooking Fun for Kids is designed for children 8 and under and features cartoon characters – made of peas and beans – that guide kids through healthy recipes.
What the law allows, and the amount of time men actually take for paternity leave are two different things.
This time of year sees the combination of prom season and the return home of college students to their families. It’s a good time to remind them about the dangers of drinking and driving.
Baby-friendly programs are meant to encourage new mothers to breastfeed – and there are many good reasons – but it’s not for everyone.
Can a pregnant woman ban the father of their soon-to-be-born child from the delivery room?
Cavity dragons makes a game out of brushing your teeth, teaching kids the importance of cleaning their choppers.
Musician Dan Zanes is expanding into the app world with Wonder Wheel, letting kids play along with the band with virtually any instrument you can imagine.