300,000 American kids suffer from juvenile idiopathic arthritis, yet the condition is often misdiagnosed as growing pains. Learn to tell the difference.
Urgent care centers and retail walk-in health centers give families alternatives to the emergency room
Girls are reaching puberty at younger ages than ever. Find out why and how to have "the puberty talk" in age-appropriate ways.
MetroKids back-to-school health checklist includes immunizations, easy sports physicals, hearing and vision tests and safety checks for footwear and backpacks
Earbuds cause hearing impairment in children and can cause hearing loss. Learn how to safely use earbuds for kids and how to determine if sounds are too loud for children.
Today's children are notoriously sleep-deprived. The more you know about chronic overtiredness, the better able you'll be to spot it.
What parents should know before you let your tween or teeen reach for the bleach.
Emergency room doctors offer advice for how to handle the most drastic home medical emergencies.