Health Advice: Kids & Teens
A study finds children to be less fit than their parents.
Positive reinforcement can curb behavior issues, but many schools still restrain students, experts say.
Obesity and genetics contribute; diet, exercise, and weight loss can help.
Research shows no higher risk in autistic children, nor any evidence that a special diet might help.
Often, painful voiding during the potty-training years is a result of fear.
While parents want to protect their children, exposing them to illness is not a prudent practice.
Can parents take steps to prevent asthma in children?
Parents are strongly cautioned that pot use is bad for adolescents.
At the minimum, children should see their pediatrician.
If your child develops a sleep problem, here's what may help.