In This Feature:

The Sick Day Dilemma

Keeping a child home—and taking a day off work—can be a tough call.

05/02/2013 By Eleanor R. Brown

Doctors Are Parents, Too

A new blog offers the latest expert medical advice, plus a peek behind the scenes.

05/02/2013 By Genevieve J. Long, PhD 

Myths and Misconceptions About Life-Saving Vaccines

When it comes to life-saving vaccines, doctors say to rely on rigorous research, not the rumor mill.

05/02/2013 By Genevieve J. Long, PhD 

Technology & Children's Health

Raising kids in today’s rapidly changing mediascape, parents face questions of too much, too soon—and the challenge of setting a good example

05/02/2013 By Camille Grigsby-Rocca

Healthy Teeth, Healthy Tot

Don’t wait to start lifelong habits.

05/02/2013 By Camille Grigsby-Rocca

What You Should Do if Your Kid Gets a Concussion

Concussions are different for kids. If your child gets one, here’s what to do.

05/02/2013 By Genevieve J. Long, PhD 

Combat Childhood Obesity One Meal at a Time

You don’t need a reality show to combat childhood obesity.

05/02/2013 By Genevieve J. Long, PhD 

Health & Nutrition for Young Athletes

Athletes’ strengths lie in smart choices, not pills and energy drinks.

05/02/2013 By Camille Grigsby-Rocca

Welcome to the Kids Health Annual 2013

We are dedicated to bringing you the latest discoveries, treatments, and therapies to help your family stay healthy.


Kids & Vitamins: Playing It Safe

Some supplements make sense at certain times, but parents should use caution.

05/02/2013 By Camille Grigsby-Rocca