Wintry weather is here and with that comes the extra threat of the flu. Dr. Sue helps you choose which vaccine is best for your little one.
What's the best recipe for Thanksgiving turkey? Some area kids say they know the answer.
Getting your kids vaccinated is a great way to fight the flu, but you can also keep their immune system strong with what they eat. Dr. Sue explains with the Kid's Doctor.
It's that time of year…packing up the family and venturing out on a holiday break or on a trip to see the grandparents! It's already a stressful time of year but add the congestion on the highways and in the airports… it's enough to make anyone crazy!
It seems as if it happens overnight. Your child's cough turns into something much worse. It's called croup…a viral upper respiratory infection that causes your child's trachea and larynx to become inflamed making it difficult for them to breath.
These kids in a local restaurant have a lot on their plate, But we’re not talking about the chicken, salmon, and tomatoes.
The FBI reports 2,000 kids a day are kidnapped, either by someone they know, or by complete strangers.
They have made their way back into your child's classroom…Lice! I have been fielding frantic calls from parents fighting lice in school and at home.
Some parents have dreams of their little athletes one day going pro. But for some children, the pressure can be too much and harmful to their health.
We all know milk does the body good, but what else can strengthen your child’s bones? Kids reach their peak bone mass by age 12 and evidence shows that increasing peak bone mass in childhood by just 10 percent could delay osteoporosis by 13 years.
Flu frenzy is rampant right now since flu has started earlier than usual in some states. The good news is there are new, powerful vaccines to help prevent your family from getting sick!
At just 13 years old, Andrew Swenson is learning about the stock market at this Future Investors Club of America camp for kids. Lisa Swenson supports her son’s hobby which may lead to a career in the future.
With football season underway, it's crowded in the stadium and in the doctor's office. Many of us have witnessed a player shaken up and carried off the field after a big hit.
Fall weather is finally here and cooler temperatures usher in fall allergy season. The sneezing, stuffy nose, itchy eyes, scratchy throats and cough, which are all symptoms of allergic rhinitis, start up as the pollens blows in and stirs up ragweed, the most common fall allergen.
The first day of school is right around the corner....exciting for sure, but heading back to school may also be stressful.
If we measure our child's development in milestones then potty training is a big one! I think that most toddlers are ready to be "involved" in the bathroom when they are about 18 months old.
With kids taking the plunge to stay cool, many forget to re-apply sunscreen and end up with a bad sunburn. Sunburn is no fun and can cause significant problems.
The modified saying Music soothes the savage beast may have new applications in the modern world of medicine. New research suggests that music may help some children experience less discomfort when dealing with low level or moderate pain.
Many adults and kids have switched to diet drinks to help reduce their calorie intake. In fact, children who drink sugar-free beverages have doubled in the past 10 years according to a study released in 2012.
Our typical sizzling summer has officially begun and temperatures are rising across the nation. My thermostat isn't reading as hot as some places like southern California (currently 114 degrees), but it's still pretty toasty outside.