Children's Dental Health
When do you take your baby to the dentist? When do you start brushing your baby's teeth? What toothpaste should you use?
More Tummy Troubles for Kids with Autism
Caring for a child with autism comes with struggles, and many parents may find that stomach problems in kids may be part of those struggles.
How Height and Weight Could Expose Celiac Disease
Break out the tape measure and scale. Measurements like height and weight could help doctors spot celiac disease earlier in kids.
Celiac Risk: It's Not About When Infants Start Eating Gluten
Bring on the bread. Eating gluten at a young age may not raise kids' risk of celiac disease.
For Obese Kids, Health Problems May Start Early
As more children become obese, related health problems like nonalcoholic fatty liver disease may be putting their health at risk.
FDA Approves Rx to Treat Crohn's Disease in Kids
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new treatment for Crohn's disease in children. It is the first treatment for pediatric Crohn's approved to be administered at home.
Gallbladder Removal Surgeries Were Safe in Kids
With obesity on the rise, doctors are seeing a rising number of children with gallstones who need a surgical fix. New research suggests these surgeries are safe.
AAP Issues New Fluoride Recommendations
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently looked at how well fluoride prevented cavities in children. The AAP found that fluoride prevented tooth decay and issued a few new recommendations.
Topical Painkillers for Teething Pain May Cause Serious Harm, FDA Warns
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning that a certain oral pain reliever should not be used to treat infants and children with teething pain.
Protecting Kids from Rotavirus
One of the most common reasons for diarrhea among children is rotavirus. But a vaccine for rotavirus was introduced in 2007.