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  • Alopecia Areata (AA)

    Alopecia areata is an autoimmune disease that causes you to lose small, round patches of hair on your head.

  • Anger Management Issues in Children

    Moments of anger in children are normal. But as parents, it’s important to teach your child how to deal with…

  • Asperger's Syndrome

    Asperger’s syndrome is a developmental disorder on the autism spectrum that can be diagnosed in children as young as 18…

  • Asthma

    Asthma is a chronic (long-term) disease of the lungs. It inflames and narrows the airways, making it harder to…

  • Asthma in Kids

    Living with asthma as a child can be difficult. Asthma attacks interfere with a child’s physical activity, sleep, and can…

  • Autism

    Autism is a developmental brain disorder that affects social, behavioral, and communication skills. Degrees of autism can vary, as can…

  • Avoiding Food Hassles With Kids

    Don’t make your child’s food hassles a battle. Be creative, stay calm, and be patient when expanding your child’s mealtime…

  • Babies and Thumbs, Fingers, and Pacifiers

    Babies love to “mouth” things, like their thumbs, fingers, and pacifiers. There are pros and cons for each.

  • Baby’s First Steps

    Watching a baby take their first steps is exciting, but it also leads to a new set of challenges for…

  • Being a Single Parent

    Being a single parent can be challenging, but also very rewarding. There are things you can do so you don’t…

  • Boys and Puberty

    Most boys experience puberty between the ages of 9 and 16. It’s important your son learn about the changes of…

  • Bronchiolitis

    Bronchiolitis is a common lung infection in infants and young children. It is usually caused by a virus. RSV is…

  • Caffeine and Kids

    Caffeine is a drug that should be limited for children and adolescents. Caffeine can lead to higher blood pressure, sleep…

  • Caring for a Baby Who Has Down Syndrome

    If you have a child with Down syndrome, he or she is similar to other children in many ways. But…

  • Central Precocious Puberty

    Central precocious puberty, also known as gonadotropin-dependent precocious puberty, occurs when girls less than 8 years old and boys less…

  • Cerebral Palsy

    Cerebral palsy is a group of neurological disorders that affect body movement and muscle coordination. It usually appears in infancy…

  • Child Safety: Keeping Medicines Out of Reach

    More than 60,000 children go to the emergency room each year after getting into medicine. Childproofing your medicine storage is…

  • Childhood Overweight and Obesity: Helping Your Child Achieve a Healthy Weight

    Good nutrition and regular physical activity can help your child achieve and maintain a healthy weight.

  • Childproofing Your Home

    Childproofing your home is critically important in preventing childhood injuries and deaths from household items and situations.

  • Children's OTC Cough & Cold Medicine: Dos and Don'ts

    Learn the dos and don’ts for safely giving your child over-the-counter (OTC) cough and cold medicines.