Pediatric Care

Bulls lesson on handwashing 
Bulls lesson on handwashing
Advocate Health Care teams up with the Chicago Bulls to give students at Major Adams Community Center on Chicago’s West Side a fun lesson on the importance of safety and handwashing.
Can parent arguments hurt a child’s mental development? 
Can parent arguments hurt a child’s mental development?
New study sheds light on just how much kids are affected when their parents fight.
Video games linked to violent behavior 
Video games linked to violent behavior
New study gives parents another reason to rethink allowing their children to play violent video games.
Clearing up myths about teenage acne  Featured
Clearing up myths about teenage acne
Teenagers live in fear of puberty, which can mean breakouts and acne. A top dermatologist dispels 3 myths about what really causes acne and how to treat it.
More parents popping pills to cope with parenthood 
More parents popping pills to cope with parenthood
A recent article in Parenting magazine sheds light on the record number of parents who are taking anti-anxiety medication and anti-depressants to deal with the everyday pressures of parenthood.
Child development not hindered by same-sex parents, policy says 
Child development not hindered by same-sex parents, policy says
Pediatrician group advocates for same-sex couples to have full adoption and foster care rights.
Dangers of overscheduling your child  Featured
Dangers of overscheduling your child
Parents may think their children benefit from endless activities, but an overloaded schedule with no unstructured free time may lead to a host of other physical and behavioral health issues for children.