children’s health

Late summer days shouldn’t be lazy for kids

Physical education expert says it's time to gear up for the school year.

New treatments helping kids with juvenile arthritis

Several biologics have been approved by the FDA for use with certain forms of the disease.

Gamers lose out on sleep

Willingness to delay bedtime may point to addiction.

Pop stars often hawk unhealthy foods to kids

Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake and others endorse sugary, less healthy fare.

Overweight kids eat only a bit more per meal

Study finds difference is surprisingly small—just 11 calories on average.

Day care babies catch stomach bugs earlier, but get fewer later

Protective effect seen from preschool to age 6.

Early support may help kids manage later

Preschool children given high levels of caring comfort show specific brain changes.

Antibiotic resistance common in kids’ urinary tract infections

Researchers say threat is worrisome because children are at high risk of kidney complications.

Ways to soothe your crying baby

All babies cry, but some cry more than others. Learn how to soothe that fussiness.

Patient Story

A new approach to youth weight loss

An expert team helps youngsters reach ideal weight through positivity and pragmatism—and a fresh outlook on diet and exercise.

Kids with asthma, allergies face heart risks

Risk doubles for high cholesterol and blood pressure, but danger to any one child is low.

Through the eyes of an OB doctor

Dr. Bayne tells us about her experiences helping deliver babies and keeping women healthy.