Colleges and the Thanksgiving COVID-19 Risk: Fauci’s right – Holiday Plans May Have to Change

As COVID-19 cases rise, especially in college towns, families may need to rethink their holiday plans

Your Health

Helicopter Parenting Is Hurting Our Kids

Teenagers are increasingly unprepared for life after high school. Here's why it matters

Family & Caregiving

Your Child’s Vaccines: What You Need to Know About Catching Up During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Vaccination rates dropped by as much as 60% in some parts of the country due to COVID-19. It's time to get back on track

Prevention & Screenings

A Mother's Guide to Her Daughter's Menstrual Health

When my daughters got their periods, I had to learn how to support them physically and emotionally.

Your Health

Vaping is Bad for Everyone, and It's Especially Unhealthy for Children

Vaping and e-cigarettes have become an epidemic. This is a serious public health and women’s health problem because many adolescents and young people have started vaping recently, and vaping is now associated with deaths and of severe lung injuries.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

Why Children Need to Drink More Water

All of us know that water is essential for our bodies to properly function. And most of the time our kids need to drink more water.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

A Sleepy Child Is More Likely to Pile on Pounds

Poor sleep may make your children more than just grumpy, a new study suggests.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

For Kids, Chronic Illness May Trigger Mental Health Issues

When children learn they have a long-term illness, such as diabetes or epilepsy, they're likely to suffer emotionally, too, a small study finds.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

Why Is Surgery Riskier for Black Children?

Black children are more than twice as likely as white kids to die from surgery complications in the United States, a new study suggests.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

Smartphone Addiction May Change Teens' Brains

Teens fixated on their smartphones experience changes to their brain chemistry that mirror those prompted by addiction, a new study suggests.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

Inflammatory Bowel Disease May Raise Cancer Risk in Kids

Children with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) face an increased risk of cancer, a new study claims.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

Cookies, Apples or Yogurt? Not Always a Simple Choice for Kids

Kids are driven mostly by food preferences—not healthy eating—in choosing their snacks. But some can be swayed by food brands and their own allowance, according to new research.

Pregnancy & Postpartum