A report in the journal Pediatrics finds that an effort to use text messaging to urge parents to vaccinate their children for the flu has had a great deal of success.
Aren’t doctors obligated by law or medical ethics to treat sick patients?
Now a report from the journal Pediatrics suggests the placebo effect could have a real impact with a common childhood problem – the cough.
Despite the fact there is very little quality control over random surveys, a new report suggests consumers are using the reviews to help make decisions.
A study of Chicago schools found that only 1 in 4 students with asthma and only half of children with food allergies had health emergency plans in place.
A new study takes a good look at the benefits of breastfeeding. It’s in the journal Pediatrics, and it looked at 1,500 mothers and followed them and their infants up to six years later.
It’s very important that we talk about the importance of the vaccine and getting all three doses because they can help protect against cervical cancer.
“Early childhood self-regulation problems are associated with mildly increased media exposure, even after controlling for important confounding variables,” researchers say.
The research, which was published in the most recent issue of the journal Pediatrics, looked at the associations of bullying with mental and physical health from elementary to high school.
According to a report in the journal Pediatrics, intimate partner violence, such as domestic abuse, can stunt the development of a child’s language, social or motor skills.
Compared to 15 years ago, a new study shows that young girls are developing breasts at an earlier age than before, due to a rise in obesity.
Compared to white children, African American children are reportedly 69% less likely to be diagnosed with ADHD, and Hispanics are 50% less likely.
Battling acne is a problem for millions of Americans, and it can get especially bad in the summer heat. Now, there are new guidelines to treat it.
Over the past seven years the number of scenes with alcohol and alcohol brand placement has increased in movies aimed at children and teens. Some advocates are trying to change that.
A new study of prescription medications for children finds doctors are prescribing antibiotics less, while ADHD medications are on the rise.