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It's National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. Pediatric sports medicine specialists know that children are not "small adults." They understand that the body of a child or teen is still developing and requires a different approach to treatment.
Shortly after birth, your infant's doctor will take a a few drops of blood from your baby with a heal stick. You may wonder what the blood is being tested for. Read on to find out.
Here are the basics for building quality time with your family.
Hundreds of people drown each year in the U.S., including those who die in boating accidents and in swimming pools. Summertime is a prime time for water-related injuries.
BMI, or body mass index, uses weight and height to calculate weight status for adults. BMI for children and teens also takes into account gender and age because healthy body fatness differs between boys and girls and changes as they grow. This BMI calculator will help you determine if your child is at a healthy weight.
Atopic dermatitis is a skin inflammation caused by sensitivity to something in the environment. It often runs in families and may occur along with hay fever, asthma, or nasal allergies. This video explores the possible triggers for the condition and who is at risk.
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