Could Giving Babies Eggs and Nuts Help Them Combat Allergies Later in Life?

New research shows that giving babies high risk allergy foods and a young age may help curb allergic reactions later in life.


Good News: Healthy Diet for Kids may Help Improve Reading Skills

According to a new study, a healthy diet in the first 3 years of school is linked to enhanced reading skills in children.


Study: 80% of Parents Giving Kids too Much/too Little Liquid Medications

Language barriers and confusing units of measurement often lead to parents giving their kids too much liquid medicine, but a simple syringe might fix that.


Survey: Most Parents Following Outdated Advice for Concussions

A survey released by UCLA found that when dealing with children’s concussions, most parents are doing more harm than good by following outdated advice.


Could Antibiotic Use Lead to Type 1 Diabetes?

A new study involving mice suggests that the impact of antibiotics on gut bacteria may make people more susceptible to Type 1 diabetes.


Do Season and Place of Birth Increase Celiac Disease Risk?

A new study suggests that where you were born, and what season you were born in, may affect your risk for celiac disease.


Medical Marijuana in Pennsylvania: Latest Updates

Things are progressing quickly in Pennsylvania since medical marijuana was legalized there in April, giving children some access.


Study: Many Babies Sleeping in ‘Unsuitable Positions, Unsafe Environments’

The American Academy of Pediatrics has published a study showing that an overwhelming number of children are sleeping in an unsafe environment.


McDonald’s Gives Kids Fitness Trackers, But Now Issues Recall

McDonald’s made a move to include fitness trackers in Happy Meals to boost its public image and help kids, but the idea backfired.


Who Would Think This Sends 2 Kids to the ER Every Hour?

A study reports that 17,000 children are sent to the ER each year after suffering from a stroller- or carrier-related injury. That’s 2 kids every hour.


Science is Now Focusing more on Researching the Placenta

With the threat of the Zika virus looming, scientists have taken to studying the human placenta with a National Institutes of Health $50 million Human Placenta Project.


Most Kids Lack Ideal Cardiovascular Health: What do we Do?

A new report shows that many children lack ideal cardiovascular health, due to poor diet and a lack of physical activity, leading to health problems later.


Study Reveals ‘Best and Worst’ States to Have a Baby

Taking into account cost of birth, prevalence of childcare, and infant mortality rate, a study reveals the best and worst states to have a baby.


Colorado Kids Are Getting Hold of Parents’ Legal Pot

A small but increasing number of young children are being exposed to marijuana edibles in Colorado, and winding up in the hospital.


Construction Worker Creates Life-Size ‘Where’s Waldo’ for Children in Hospital

Construction worker Jason Haney created a giant Waldo to hide near a children’s hospital so that sick kids can play Where’s Waldo every morning.


Pokemon Go Reported to Help Players with Depression

Since Pokemon Go released this month, it has had some surprising impacts, including offering benefits for players who suffer from mental health conditions.


New Study Suggests Alzheimer’s May Be in the Brain as Young as Preschool

A gene which may be related to Alzheimer’s disease can show itself as early as preschool, according to a new study published in the journal Neurology.