Nearly 670,000 ear tube surgeries are done on children under age 15 annually. It is the most common outpatient surgery performed on kids in the U.S., says the National Center for Health Statistics. By age 3, nearly one in 15 kids have received tubes.
Kid’s Health & Safety
Got a worry wart? You’re not alone. Plenty of kids fret about things large and small — just like adults can. It’s hard on you, tho, when you’re not able to comfort your child. Worse, if your child has some kind of anxiety disorder. Too much anxiety can interfere with healthy development. Learn how to… Read more »
The convenience of eating out may tempt you, but the truth is, it’s healthier and more affordable to eat meals at home.
Experts say you should talk frankly about sexuality with your kids through different stages of their development.
HMPV presents like the flu, but it’s NOT the flu.
Prescription drugs are popular at teen parties, did you know that? Have you spoken to your kids about this?
One of the most common “bugs” for kids ages 5 – 15, learn to recognize its symptoms.
Children have been diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes for a long time, (the body fails to make enough insulin-producing cells to process glucose in the blood), but doctors are now seeing an increasing number of children with type 2 diabetes (fat cells that enlarge with weight gain, limiting the body’s ability to break down sugars.)… Read more »
Written by Liza Long, republished from The Blue Review The illness people don’t want to talk about. Everyone finds it easier to talk about heart problems, cancer, diabetes, to mention a few but do you ever hear of anyone talking of mental illness? All anyone does is avoid the problems in our health care system…. Read more »
Proper dosing and home remedies help kids fare better.