Alarmed by that angry red rash splashed across your child’s body? Rashes run the spectrum, signaling anything from a mild viral infection to a chronic or even life-
Throughout elementary school, Alexis was a star of her community swim team. But after she got her period, she didn’t like the way her figure started to change. She
Are holiday traditions, parties, volunteer commitments and shopping turning you into a frenzied ringmaster of a runaway circus train? For your sanity and for your health,
Your next prescription from your doctor just might be a recipe. Until recently, pediatricians and primary care doctors were missing one very important element in their me
Parents’ holiday wishes are simple: children tucked snug in bed, dreaming of sugar plums. But for families with small children, the winter holidays aren’t alw
It’s normal and even helpful to worry on occasion, but what should parents do when anxiety becomes more frequent and troubling? Psychologist Lawrence J. Cohen, Ph.D
Did you know that CPR education is now required in the D.C. metro area to graduate high school? Trainings are designed by the American Heart Association to train groups o
What adult over a certain age wouldn’t like to have the dewy, wrinkle-free complexion of a child? But skin is not just for looks. The largest organ of the human bod
Children with uncorrected vision conditions or eye health problems face many obstacles in life – academically, socially and athletically. Children often don’t
In my practice as a pediatrician, I see many children suffering from colds. When their concerned parents bring them in for me to examine and provide treatment, they often
You know those nights when you just can’t sleep, when your mind is racing or when you’re tense and wound up? Those symptoms aren’t reserved for adults.
Youth sports offer a host of emotional and physical benefits, from helping kids stay active to building self-esteem and learning to work with others. But knowing which sp
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