Articles for Tag: "pediatrics"

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.
Trend slowing for C-sections and induced labors 
Trend slowing for C-sections and induced labors
New research finds that the percentage of elective cesarean sections and induced labors are on a steady path downward.
What happens when mom can’t afford diapers? 
What happens when mom can’t afford diapers?
Nearly 1 in 3 families have trouble paying for diapers — leading to a multitude of health and wellness issues. Learn more.
4 ways to keep your kids safe online  Featured
4 ways to keep your kids safe online
Kids have easier access to the Internet than ever before, so how can parents make sure they are staying safe while using it?
6 things you should know about sports drinks 
6 things you should know about sports drinks
Kids and teens all over the country are quenching their thirst by downing record amounts of sports and energy drinks. But are they good for your child’s health?