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.
Detection of children's heart defects and rapid response to emergencies can save lives. Lawmakers in PA, NJ and DE have taken action.
Treatment for concussions and repetitive head injuries in youth sports are on the rise. Girls soccer ranks just behind football and boys' ice hockey.