Eczema (atopic dermatitis) typically appears on the face and scalp of babies and on the backs of elbows and knees of children. The chronic itchy skin condition usually develops before the age of eighteen months, when a baby s skin is still developing, and lasts sometimes through
A recent study suggesting that ibuprofen and morphine are equally effective for pain management in children with fractures has been gaining a lot of attention in recent days.
The 2013 National Immunization Survey (NIS) provides mainly great news the overwhelming majority of American babies are receiving vaccinations. However, there is room for improvement.
In today s issue of the Wall Street Journal, ACSH friend Lenore Skenazy and co-author Peter Gray discuss the educational importance of child s play and why missing out on playtime can hinder the development of valuable life skills.
The good news is, as we ve reported in the past, that overall rates of obesity in children and teens have stopped increasing. But, and it s an important but, the rate of severe obesity in kids has not leveled off.
Parents have been advised frequently to be cautious about their kids exposure to television television viewing, that is. A new study published in the journal Pediatrics