Your toddler blurted out a swear word that would put a sailor to shame. Your teenager let Aunt Betty know her birthday gift was a letdown. All kids embarrass their parents from time to time. Here's how to handle it.
As a parent, you probably know that protecting your child against skin cancer should start early. But you might not know your efforts should begin in infancy.
Since the 1990s, the prevalence of food allergies has risen significantly. Food allergies are everywhere—and that’s led to a side effect more surprising than rashes or throat swelling: food bullying.
Autism is a developmental disability that usually starts in early childhood. Because different children can have widely different symptoms, autism is classified as a "spectrum disorder," which means it is a group of disorders with similar features.
BMI, or body mass index, uses weight and height to calculate weight status for adults. BMI for children and teens also takes into account gender and age because healthy body fatness differs between boys and girls and changes as they grow. This BMI calculator will help you determine if your child is at a healthy weight.
Your wrist is a complex joint made up of many bones, allowing you to move your hand up and down, and side to side, as well as to rotate. A fracture can occur in any of these bones when enough force is applied—when you fall on an outstretched hand, for example. In this video, you'll find out other causes, as well as how a wrist fracture is treated.