Enlarge this image Australia had a particularly hard flu season this year, which may predict similar challenges for the U.S. PASCAL POCHARD-CASABIANCA/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption PASCAL POCHARD-CASABIANCA/AFP/Getty Images Health officials are warning that the United States may have an unusually harsh flu season this year. But officials stress flu seasons are notoriously difficult to predict, and it’s far too early to know for…
Enlarge this image Children get their diphtheria inoculation in 1944. Kurt Hutton/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Kurt Hutton/Getty Images In the first century, a doctor called Aretaeus of Cappadocia described the rotting smell of “Egyptian ulcers.” In ancient China, the medical literature refers to a disease called “children-killing carbuncle.” In 17th century Spain there were references to an illness known as “the strangler.” They…
A reader asks: Is it better for to get eight hours of sleep per night, or sleep less and fit in a morning workout?
My best friend is not gone; my daughter is. The one I was supposed to train up in the way she should go; “go” is the operative word here.
It may be tempting to let your kids stay up late playing games on their smartphones, but using digital devices before bed may contribute to sleep and nutrition problems in children, according to researchers.
Racial differences in parents’ reports of concerns about their child’s development to healthcare providers may contribute to delayed diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in black children, according to a study.
A new study shows that in infants who were born severely premature, human rhinovirus infections appear to trigger airway hyper-reactivity, which leads to wheezing, hyperinflation and more severe respiratory disease.
A happy working mom feels competent in interacting with her child, experiences a sense of freedom and choice in her actions, while having a warm and affectionate relationship with her baby. She is also not too hard on herself about how she is faring as a mother.
Here’s the good news: You can find scads of wonderful children’s books about grandparents, even if there aren’t a lot of great adult books for them.
Educational tech is still a new field, but parents don’t have to be lost when their kids come asking them to install something new.