10 Tips for Healthier Take-Out

With today’s busy lifestyles, there is not always time to cook for your family. 
If take-out is on the menu, consider the following tips to cut the calories and fat and enjoy a healthier meal.

8 Tips for Approaching the "Weight Talk"

If your child is overweight, deciding to talk about this unhealthy lifestyle is only the first step.

Arsenic in Infant Formula and Cereal Bars

Arsenic has been found in some foods that use organic brown rice syrup as a sweetener, including infant formula and cereal bars, according to a new study

When to Say Goodbye to Your Pediatrician

When is the right time for your child to say goodbye to their pediatrician? For many families, making this decision isn’t simple. Here’s help.

The Damaging Effects of Social Isolation

The effects of isolation on a teenager can be long lasting and create a problem that parents need to address.

Bedwetting May Be Due to Undiagnosed Constipation

Bedwetting isn’t always due to problems with the bladder—it may be constipation.

Free Physicals and Sports Screening for Kids

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of New Jersey offer free services to promote kids safety and wellness

10 Ways to Take the Scare Out of the Dental Chair

February is National Children's Dental Health Month—a good time to remember the importance of caring for tiny teeth.

Harvesting Stem Cells from Children's Teeth

Many pediatric dentists are now looking carefully at their young patients’ teeth, and harvesting stem cells that could be used in a host of both dental and medical applications.

5 Healthy School Lunch Ideas

Here are some great lunch-packing tips to keep your kids well-fed, healthy, and happy.

Kids' Health Issues to Watch in 2012

KidsHealth's® annual list highlights important issues affecting families in the year ahead.

Whoops! Get Vaccinated

Pertussis (whooping cough) is one of the most common vaccine-preventable diseases in this country.

Tips to Help Get Your Kids to Sleep

To help your kids get the sleep they need to maintain their health (and your sanity), try these tips.

Does Your Child Have the Midwinter Blues?

If your child’s behavior seems to change with the winter season, it is time to take notice.

Varying Arsenic and Lead Levels in Juice Raises Concern

Analysis of fruit juices shows that children can be at an unnecessary risk to levels of arsenic and lead.