When Gen. David Petraeus admitted to an extramarital affair, he joined a growing list of politically prominent men whose high profile meant that his private decisions became very public.
Expectant moms have one more reason to get a flu shot.
The mystery is over. Doctors now know what’s ailing Adam Foye
Researchers hope the contest will finally provide long-awaited answers for three ill children
Eating meals in front of the television can lead to obesity, but keeping children away from noshing while viewing can be a challenge.
So Dr. Catherine Birken, a pediatrician and associate scientist at the Hospital for Sick …
This year Halloween is nothing if not flexible
If it seems like schools are opting to declare weather-related closures much earlier than they used to, you’re right. It’s yet another consequence of the Internet age.
How important is sleep for children? Getting too little could leave them more emotional and impulsive.
Impulse control may be a key predictor of later success, but for some kids delaying gratification makes little sense
Watching too much TV is linked to harmful effects in children, but the latest research says even background TV can affect development
A new study finds that rates of serious child abuse have risen slightly in the U.S. over the past 12 years, suggesting that other data showing a decline in abuse may be due to differences in reporting, rather than a true …
A Texas school district changes its corporal-punishment policy — by expanding rather than limiting teachers’ rights to paddle students. Is spanking really the best way to discipline kids?
Playing video games isn’t exactly demanding on the body, but some newer versions may get children moving enough to keep them healthy.