Parents are often the first to suspect that their child or teen is challenged by feelings, behaviors, or environmental conditions that cause them to act disruptive, rebellious, or sad. But when does a problem require professional help?
Your child’s world has changed in many ways because of the pandemic, from social distancing to virtual celebrations of birthdays and graduations. These changes—and the uncertainty of more—can take a toll on a child’s mental health. Here's how you can help.
Sooner or later your child will simply be too big for his or her crib. Most children will move to a bed by age 2.
When your children act as if they are carrying the weight of the world on their shoulders, maybe you should check their backpacks. Overloaded packs can put stress on muscles and soft tissues.
You're a careful parent who steers children away from things that could harm them. So, for safety's sake, look through your home often. Keep an eye out for not-so-obvious hazards, like window blinds and household chemicals.
Twenty-five percent of all people in the United States with AIDS are age 50 or older. Find out more about AIDS and older adults by taking this quiz.
It is important to know your estimated due date in order to help plan for the baby's birth.
Scoliosis is a condition that causes the spine to curve sideways. It can develop during childhood or adolescence and can range from mild to severe. This video explains how scoliosis occurs and what treatments are available.