A small group of parent advocates is mobilizing “gentle propaganda” against vaccine naysayers
To discourage planned early deliveries, hospitals are banning moms from scheduling births before 39 weeks without a medical reason. And it’s working.
Sitting in front of a screen can increase the risk of obesity, but TV seems to have a larger effect on weight than computers or video games.
Smaller plates, fewer calories? The latest study shows one way to fight childhood obesity may be to shrink the size of the dinner plate.
Learning to share is one thing, but getting children to do it is another.
Barbie herself has dozens of different nationalities, but diverse dolls may not be enough.
There is no shortage of strategies to lose weight, but which work best for children?
Sex sells, but are suggestive-marketing campaigns right for tweens and teens?
Preschool might seem like nothing more than child’s play — a riot of high-spirited kids engaged in finger painting, blockbuilding and games.
Through social media, children are finding ways to make a difference — and take a stand — on hunger, homelessness, and much more.
Testing for fetal abnormalities can alert expectant parents to potential health problems to come. And it’s the parents who should decide on how to act on those results, right?
It may be the ultimate test of a parent’s devotion
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) says it’s “in the best interests” of the children.