It's Newborn Screening Awareness Month. If you're an expectant parent, it's also the perfect time to ask what tests your baby will need and why.
Serious reactions to childhood vaccines are rare, but if your child is among the few who have experienced one, you may have lingering concerns. A research review offers reassuring news.
Sooner or later your child will simply be too big for his or her crib. Most children will move to a bed by age 2.
When your children act as if they are carrying the weight of the world on their shoulders, maybe you should check their backpacks. Overloaded packs can put stress on muscles and soft tissues.
You're a careful parent who steers children away from things that could harm them. So, for safety's sake, look through your home often. Keep an eye out for not-so-obvious hazards, like window blinds and household chemicals.
Ready to start exercising, but don't know where to start? This quiz can get you off on the right foot.
Experts are increasingly urging people to know their BMI, a figure that takes into account not just weight but also height to indicate body fat.
People can become obese by taking in more calories than they burn. Obesity also appears to be influenced by genetics. This video discusses the health risks associated with obesity and what treatment and lifestyle changes are commonly recommended.