Parents & Kids

We've known for a long time that if a woman is obese during pregnancy she'll be more likely to experience problems such as gestational diabetes, preeclampsia, and to have unusually large babies.

Every year, the recommended childhood and adolescent vaccine schedules are reviewed, adjusted and approved by the following governing bodies:  American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices of the Centers f

One of the biggest health threats that young soccer players face are injuries to their knee ligaments. These are painful, and they can also be a harbinger of continued problems for years to come.

ACSH's "on-site mother" Marge Bloom turns 90 on Saturday, February 4th, 2017. We get to see plenty of her, but the rest of you have not been so fortunate. Until now. Happy Birthday Marge!

The case that links homeopathic teething remedies to the deaths of 10 infants got a little stronger last week when The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

It’s official! Word just came in from Punxsutawney Phil as his 2017 prediction scroll—translated from Groundhogese— proclaims:

Good news. Important information on vaccines is getting through to Americans – and that's a big win for science and public health in the United States.

With parents' safety concerns growing about their own kids playing football – and concussions, fairly or not, becoming synonymous with the game – over the last few years the drumbeat for change has gotten increasingly louder.

As compared to the prehistoric days of menu choices at ballpark concession stands, the food served today at most stadiums and arenas around the country unquestionably constitutes a major upgrade.

When I first heard about Ellie, I rolled my eyes and immediately placed it into the growing list of unnecessary products marketed