Articles for Tag: "pediatrics"

Should parents use retail clinics for kids? 
Should parents use retail clinics for kids?
The American Academy of Pediatrics is advising parents to bring their kids to a pediatrician instead of a walk-in clinic.
Healthy lifestyle begins during childhood 
Healthy lifestyle begins during childhood
New research takes a look at how body mass index in adulthood can be linked to certain factors in childhood.
How to pick the right car seat for your little ones  Featured
How to pick the right car seat for your little ones
Rules for car seat safety have been beefed up. Here’s what you need to know.
Childhood obesity spurs new guidelines 
Childhood obesity spurs new guidelines
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends new procedures to help doctors manage childhood diabetes linked to weight.
Unvaccinated kids at higher risk for whooping cough 
Unvaccinated kids at higher risk for whooping cough
Researchers say children who don’t get the shot are 14 times more likely to catch pertussis.
Parents shun HPV vaccine for daughters 
Parents shun HPV vaccine for daughters
Despite the proven safety of the HPV vaccine, a recent study finds the number of teen girls not receiving the shot is rising.
How to keep your kids safe from poisons  Featured
How to keep your kids safe from poisons
Find out how everyday household items can pose a danger to children.