Although smoking awareness campaigns have helped decrease the number of pregnant women who smoke, there are many women who continue with their habit during pregnancy. And now, a new study shows that maternal smoking can impair infant immunity, causing a wide range of infections, hospitalizations and even death.
Every year, thousands of children are diagnosed with concussions — and it may be surprising to learn that only half of these head injuries are sports related.
What good is it to spend three days cooking a beautiful Thanksgiving meal if your entire family comes down with food poinsoning? If you’re not careful, unsafe food handling can turn the dream holiday dinner into a nightmare.
In the ongoing battle against childhood obesity, it looks like things may be in a turnaround.
Giving your child an allowance has a larger benefit than just having some extra pocket money.
November is American Diabetes Month, a time to recognize the millions of Americans who live with diabetes on a daily basis.
Influenza season is upon us, and that means it is time to think about protecting your children with a flu vaccination.
As children are learning to speak, many go through a stage between the ages of 2 and 5 when they stutter.
October is Dental Hygiene Month and a good time to take a look at how to help your children develop healthy habits when it comes to their teeth.
This week is Fire Prevention Week, and there is no better time to prepare so if the worst does happen, everyone can get out of the house safely.