Don't Ignore 'Growing Pains'We don’t think of musculoskeletal pain in children but it occurs more commonly than you would think. Don't ignore it.
Bunk Bed Injuries Send Thousands Of Children To The HospitalInjuries from bunk beds send an estimated 36,000 Americans aged 21 and under to the emergency room each year.
Children Who Are Obese Don't Necessarily Realize ItNearly 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.
Trampolines Are High Risk For Kids While we want kids to exercise, some types of exercise are riskier than others. Bouncing on a trampoline is high on the list.
Infants and Children At Risk of Respiratory VirusRespiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, which causes respiratory tract infections in children, is most common between November and April.
Increase In High Blood Pressure Among ChildrenWe know we have an issue with obesity in children in this country and, not surprisingly, high blood pressure is also on the rise in kids.
Montgomery County, Pa. Named Among The Healthiest Counties Nationwide For KidsMontgomery County came in 35th among all counties in the US -- the only Pennsylvania entry.
Study: Childhood Vaccines Are SafeThe Institute of Medicine, or IOM, has looked at the safety of childhood vaccines and a panel of experts reviewed their findings.
Focusing On High Blood Pressure In ChildrenIt is a definite medical concern: blood pressure measurements in children are not very accurate.
Check Children's Blood PressureHigh blood pressure in children and teens is a growing problem but many parents don't even think of it as a concern for their kids.
First Lady In Philadelphia To Make Announcement About 'Let's Move!' ProgramFirst lady Michelle Obama is getting ready to announce what the White House says are "public and private sector commitments" to improve children's health as part of her initiative to combat childhood obesity.