Lazy days by the pool are a warm weather ritual for many families. But, if your child is spending a lot of time outdoors, you need to make sure they are protected from the sun.
Are you and your kids planning to cool off in a pool this summer? Beware.. the Center for Disease Control and Prevention wants you to know about the hidden dangers that may be lurking in the water.
If you are planning the perfect summer getaway with your family, don't let motion sickness spoil your plans.
When it comes to childhood milestones, learning how to ride a bike is a major one!
Allergy season is literally in full bloom with flowers, trees and grasses all contributing to the sneezing, itchy eyes, runny noses and coughs which are seen in allergic children.
I have been visiting my mother for an "early Mother's Day" celebration and she and I spent an evening reminiscing about all of the advice she has given me over the years.
Just when you thought your child was a good sleeper, you are now being awakened by them with a tap on the shoulder and them saying "I'm scared mom".
As long as school is in session, lice (pediculus capitis) will be a problem.
Every day, thousands of children wake up every morning afraid to go to school.
There is a lot of pressure placed on students to succeed and many of them are turning to what teens call the "good grade pill". What is it?
I received an email from a dad who was concerned his son is drinking. Early use of alcohol can draw teens into a host of problems and aggravate existing ones.
Cold temperatures continue to linger in some parts of the country but the calendar says spring has sprung ushering in spring allergy season.
If there is one thing that everyone "hates" about going to the doctor's office it is the wait.
By the time new parents bring their baby home from the hospital, they have been given a list of dos and don'ts when it comes to sleeping.
With all the coughing and sneezing going around, we know germs are airborne. But what about the ones that seem to linger on surfaces?
It's the sick season and everywhere you go, I know you have heard someone sneezing or coughing. But what about the germs that just seem to linger on surfaces?
The Center for Disease Control and the Advisory Committee on Immunization practices recently released the new 2013 immunization schedule.
New moms...we know you're busy, but you are putting yourself and your baby at risk every time you pick up your cell phone while driving!
It is cold outside! The air is dry and the heat is on...all of which can lead to dry chapped skin and eczema.
Does your child feel like their throat is on fire?