Pediatric Care

Teens: Tan at your own risk? 
Teens: Tan at your own risk?
Health advocates urge federal lawmakers to put age restrictions on tanning salons.
Protecting children from magnets  Featured
Protecting children from magnets
When children swallow magnets, they can attract each other in the stomach or intestines and cause severe complications. Experts share important tips for parents.
A whooping cough story 
A whooping cough story
Can your kids still get whooping cough even though they’ve been vaccinated?
Sugary drinks may lead kids to overeat 
Sugary drinks may lead kids to overeat
Sweet drinks can drive kids to consume more calories than they need, researchers say—giving parents another reason to help their kids think twice before they hydrate.
Without new antibiotics, growing resistance a ‘ticking time bomb’ 
Without new antibiotics, growing resistance a ‘ticking time bomb’
The overuse of antibiotics is creating a potential crisis scientist say. New strains of deadly bacteria are proving difficult, if not impossible, to stop.
3 injuries that can sideline your kids  Featured
3 injuries that can sideline your kids
Here’s what happens when athletes suffer three of the most common sports injuries and how they can be prevented to keep you in the game.
Changing lives one stride at a time 
Changing lives one stride at a time
A special program is transforming the lives and health habits of grade-school girls—one run at a time.