Raw milk can carry harmful germs, so pregnant women, infants and children should consume only pasteurized milk, cheese and other milk products.
Not having a regular bedtime can affect children's behavior. It's never too late to get back on track, but start early with good sleep habits when your child is a toddler.
More than half of the dog bites each year involve children under the age of 14. National Dog Bite Prevention Week draws attention to the importance of teaching children how to approach dogs to keep children safe, to keep your pets happy, and to avoid becoming a dog bite statistic.
Pre-teens, teens and young adults are engaging in a new fad of ingesting and aspirating dry cinnamon. It results in an "orange burst of dragon breath" spewing out of their mouths and sometimes hysterical laughter from friends watching the stunt. But it's an unnecessary health risk and can cause long-lasting lesions and scarring.
Spring break is here and many families will be heading to the beach for a getaway. Here are sunscreen and sun protection tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) for infants and kids.
Nurse practitioners have an important role in team-based care in pediatric practices. The three nurse practitioners at Northside Pediatrics have a master’s degree in nursing and are board certified in pediatrics.
Committing or re-committing to a healthy lifestyle is always a good idea. Healthier snacks can actually satisfy a child’s cravings better than unhealthy ones and can result in fewer calories consumed as well.