Daily Physical Activity Recommendations

Physical activity in children and adolescents improves strength and endurance, builds healthy bones and lean muscles, develops ​motor skills and coordination, reduces fat, and promotes emotional well-being

Understanding ADHD

Almost all children have times when their behavior veers out of control. They may speed about in constant motion, make noise nonstop, refuse to wait their turn, and crash into everything around them. At other times they may drift as if in a daydream, unable to pay attention or finish what they start

Healthy New Year’s Resolutions for Kids

The following New Year tips are from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

2015 Holiday Safety Tips

The holidays are an exciting time of year for kids, and to help ensure they have a safe and happy holiday season, here are some safety and mental health tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

Summer: Sun and Water Safety Tips

Keep your family safe this summer by following these tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).

Let’s Play: Study Finds Preschoolers Need More Opportunities for Active Play

Physical activity is important for young children’s health and development, yet most 3- to 5-year-olds are not getting the two hours per day of recommended physical activity.

What is Williams Syndrome?

The following video was broadcast on September 3rd, 2014 at the TV Show “Primer Impacto” from the hispanic TV Network UNIVISION.

Kitchen Safety Tips

The kitchen is such a dangerous room for young children that some experts recommend they be excluded from it. That’s a difficult rule to enforce, because parents spend so much time there and most young children want to be where the action is

Bicycle Helmets: What Every Parent Should Know

You should only buy a helmet that meets the bicycle helmet safety standards of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). Any helmet meeting these standards is labeled. Check the inside.

Poison Prevention

A toddler or preschooler who vomits may have eaten or drunk something poisonous. If you suspect poisoning because of a telltale odor, unexplained stains on clothing, burns or stains around the mouth, or an open or empty container of a toxic substance, call Poison Help immediately.