With childhood obesity rates on the rise, pediatricians are doing something they couldn’t have imagined a need for a decade ago: they’re debuting guidelines for managing weight-related diabetes among youngsters.
A Stanford-trained doctor turns public health messages into rap videos
Prevention is nearly always preferable to treatment when it comes to our health, and the stakes are even higher in cases of child abuse. But is it even possible to identify children at risk of abuse before it’s too late?
The fine line between competition’s drive for excellence and dangerous win-at-all-costs mentality
In handwritten letters, children make the case to President Obama for stronger gun control laws
The latest research homes in on the biggest sleep robber.
Teaching children to find the line between humor and disrespect
Parents and doctors are still reluctant to discuss complementary therapy use among children
A California company hopes to take the needles — and risk — out of prenatal genetic testing.
Play time can be as important as class time for helping students perform their best.
A nationwide crafts project may help children around the country to learn about and cope with the shooting tragedy
Kids can be cruel to one another for all sorts of reasons. Children who are too fat or too thin or those who have few friends are commonly targeted by schoolyard bullies, but new research finds that children with food allergies …
When it comes to snacks, cheese and vegetables may be just as satisfying as chips