Do you want to gain better control over your asthma? Put it in writing!
You can avoid the flu this season by taking one simple step: Get a flu vaccination.
Parents of kids with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) face a tough choice: whether to medicate their children or not.
Although some behavior problems can be attributed to normal child development, some require professional help.
Appendicitis, an infection of the appendix, is the most common reason for a child to need emergency abdominal surgery.
College can pose challenges for the student with asthma. New and unfamiliar living quarters, school and social stresses, and other factors can trigger a flare-up.
Research shows that informed, supportive teachers and staff can play a big role in helping students manage their asthma.
You may be wondering what questions the provider will ask or what tests and exams your child will need.
Putting babies to sleep on their backs has dramatically reduced the incidence of SIDS. One unexpected side effect: Many infants now have a flattened head.
Most children should begin regular dental care by the time they turn 1 year old.
Detailed information on the differences between the common cold symptoms and symptoms of allergies
Although concussions range from mild to severe, they're all serious injuries that can harm the way the brain works.
A pregnancy ended by miscarriage can be a traumatic loss. Unfortunately, it’s one that many women experience. Knowing how to deal with your feelings and find support can help you cope during this difficult time.
Teen depression is a serious illness. The benefits of getting help, including taking medications if needed, far outweigh the potential risks.
Detailed information on questions a physician may ask you in describing your dermatological condition and its location
Detailed information on diagnosing and evaluating heart disease in children
Whether you have a turtle or a parrot or a tabby cat, the best prevention against disease is cleanliness.
When your immune system doesn’t work the way it should, it is called an immune system disorder.
Women with endometriosis develop tissue that looks and acts like endometrial tissue outside the uterus, usually on other reproductive organs inside the pelvis or in the abdominal cavity.
When your child has a fever, the body resets its thermostat at a higher temperature. This helps the body fight off invading microorganisms.
Gestational diabetes is a condition in which a pregnant woman has elevated glucose levels and other symptoms of diabetes—but did not have diabetes before she became pregnant.
Doctors who specialize in children's eye care say children usually become near- or farsighted between ages 6 and 12. But even infants can wear glasses if they need help to see well.
Having asthma isn’t easy, and for most kids, neither is being a teen. Here are some common teen issues and suggestions for easing your child’s concerns.
Hypertension, or high blood pressure, isn't limited to those 18 and older.
It's best to catch vision problems while a child is very young. Later, problems are harder to correct.
Most headaches in kids are caused by tension, not disease. Your pediatrician can determine what kind of headache your child has.
Detailed information on lice, including diagnosis and treatment
Depression is a mood disorder that involves a adolescent's body, mood, and thoughts. It can affect and disrupt eating, sleeping, or thinking patterns.
Children who have ADHD are often given medication as part of their treatment plan. The type of medication most often chosen is a psychostimulant.
Most cosmetics have long shelf lives, but since they can be contaminated with bacteria after only one use, it is a good idea to keep track of how long you have been using products such as mascara and eyeliners.