Category: Children’s Health

girls on a rugby team playing rugby

November 22, 2023

Concussions FAQs: Symptoms, Treatment and Recovery

Everyone experiences these brain injuries differently, but general guidelines apply.

Children's Health, Injury Prevention, Sports Medicine

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child holds small weights while dad coaches him in gym envrionment

November 13, 2023

4 Things to Know Before Your Kid Starts Strength Training

Building strength can provide long-term health benefits. Here’s how to do it correctly.

Children's Health, Exercise, Fitness and Mobility

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little girl sits on a couch, leans head to the side while she clutches her ear

November 8, 2023

Ear Tube Surgery: A Doctor Answers Your Top Questions

This common procedure can relieve pain and improve hearing and speech in kids.

Children's Health, Ear Health, Ear, Nose, and Throat Health, Toddlers and Preschoolers

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teenage boy takes a big drink from a can

October 20, 2023

The Scary Truth About Energy Drinks and Teens

Eye-popping caffeine levels are particularly bad for children and adolescents.

Adolescents, Children's Health, School-Age Children

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little boy wearing backpack and holding a bag lunch walks toward a school

July 31, 2023

Back-to-School Anxiety: Tips for Kids and Parents

It’s normal to feel nervous, but these five strategies can help.

Anxiety, Mental Health, School-Age Children

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Provider, with back to camera, holds stethoscope up to young adolescent boy's chest to listen to his heart.

July 17, 2023

4 Reasons to Schedule a Summer Well Visit for Your Child

Checking in with their doctor is valuable whether your child plays sports or not.

Children's Health, Kids and Mental Health, School-Age Children

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underwater view of a little girl jumping into a pool

July 12, 2023

Do These 5 Things to Keep Kids Safe Around Water

Active adult supervision is critical to avoiding trouble.

Children's Health, Safety

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college-aged girl carries a laundry basket out of the trunk of a car while her dad carries a grocery bag

July 5, 2023

Help Your Teen Prepare for Mental Health Challenges at College

Talk openly about mental health and offer your support before school starts.

Adolescents, Kids and Mental Health

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Woman walking in the woods spraying bug spray on her legs.

June 19, 2023

Treating Summer Bug Bites

Here’s what to do when what’s bugging you is biting you.

Children's Health, Family Medicine, Skin Care

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Kids looking out a window at the airport

June 12, 2023

Traveling with Kids? Plan Ahead to Stay Well

Try these pediatrician-approved tips for preventing and fighting illness on the go.

Children's Health, Cold and Flu, Coronavirus

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Grandma and aunt hold newborn baby while talking to the new mom

June 2, 2023

Make Sure Your Vaccinations Are Up to Date Before Meeting a Newborn

Simple shots can help you protect a baby from whooping cough, flu and COVID-19.

Babies, Maternal Health, Vaccines

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middle-school aged girl sits on couch, talking to adult who is out of frame

May 11, 2023

How Parents and Schools Can Work Together to Support Mental Health

Schools often can help if parents inform the right people.

Kids and Mental Health, Mental Health

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