Pediatric Care

Is a noisy home limiting your child’s vocabulary? 
Is a noisy home limiting your child’s vocabulary?
A study reveals a striking disparity when it comes to a toddler’s ability to retain new words in different environments.
How safe are amusement park rides?  Featured
How safe are amusement park rides?
Researchers find thousands of kids are hurt each year as a result of these fun summer outings.
Chicago hospital fights obesity with “Baby-Friendly” tactics 
Chicago hospital fights obesity with “Baby-Friendly” tactics
Physicians voice concern over America’s weight issues and offer advice for tackling the problem.
How to help your kids overcome their fear of the dark  Featured
How to help your kids overcome their fear of the dark
A child psychiatrist explains why so many kids are afraid of the dark and offers tips for parents.
Ask a Doc: Can my child catch a cold from being cold? 
Ask a Doc: Can my child catch a cold from being cold?
A pediatrician answers a common query and offers some tips to keeping your kids healthy this summer.
Could your kids’ thumb-sucking and nail-biting be a good thing? 
Could your kids’ thumb-sucking and nail-biting be a good thing?
Researchers find a surprising benefit for children with these so-called “bad habits.”
Suicide now the second leading cause of death for teens 
Suicide now the second leading cause of death for teens
Learn about risk factors and what you can do as a parent to protect your child.