Provides overview of pediatric fibromyalgia with up-to-date knowledge of contributing characteristics, causes, associated conditions, and triggers. Emphasizes the importance of coping techniques.
It's important to know that UV-protective swimwear can contain harmful chemical additives. Learn how to avoid these chemicals that permanently bind to skin and find out which brands do not contain these additives.
The movement against the use of vaccines is continuing to grow. Learn about where this movement started, and why it is so dangerous.
An article which examines what parents should know when baby fails the newborn hearing screening program. What does a "refer" mean, and could the baby have a permanent hearing loss?
When your child gets a red rash on their skin, and they are uncomfortable or itchy, it's hard to know what to do to make them feel better. Unfortunately, many parents don't know exactly what to do and turn to harmful treatments in order to get rid of the eczema. Read here to find out more.
Of all the dangers your baby faces as an infant, SIDS is probably the scariest. Research has been conducted on this syndrome for decades to no avail; it still remains a mystery—even to experts.
The newborn hearing screening test is an objective way of determining how well a new baby hears. Early detection of hearing loss is vital as spoken language is dependent on access to sound.
Spitting up is normal for a baby, but if it happens frequently and won't go away, it may indicate that your baby has GERD. Learn about the causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention of acid reflux in infants.
This article will help you with how to protect your children from lice by offering suggestions for prevention and providing home remedies for getting rid of it altogether. I've also tried to help by explaining some of its history and trying to answer all of your lice questions.
Does your child have brachycephaly or plagiocephaly? Or have you noticed that your child's head is not quite round? Learn what these terms mean, and what you can do to correct this condition.
Microcephaly is a rare neurological condition that results in a small infant head. Every year approximately twenty-five thousand children are born with this condition in the U.S.
Hand, foot, and mouth disease is a painful rash that is often mistaken for chickenpox. Learn more about this very common, contagious childhood illness.
Peanut allergies are on the rise across the world. We are seeing more children with allergic reactions to peanuts than in any other time in history.
Diaper rash is one of the most common ailments in infants. Most forms are easily treated with lotions available from the drugstore. But there are more severe conditions which may need medical attention. This article explains how to recognize the problem and what to do if your baby is suffering.
The eustachian tubes maintain equal air pressure on each side of the eardrum and drain fluid from the middle ear. They can cause a plugged ear and hearing problems if they malfunction.
Puberty is a confusing and often uncomfortable time for everyone. Kids are experiencing many changes in their bodies and emotions which raise some embarrassing questions. If these changes aren’t addressed and questions aren’t answered by a parent or trusted adult, the child and their peers will come up with their own answers and they usually aren’t correct ones.
Febrile seizures remain the most common seizure disorder in children. It's a frightening experience, but properly educating yourself will help you stay calm so you can provide your child with the necessary first aid.