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Allergy Testing: When It’s Necessary, What It Involves

By Alicia Purdy

One of the worst things about allergic reactions is how quickly they can crop up. One day everything is fine and the next day, your child is covered in spots or rashes or can't stop sneezing, coughing, wheezing or itching. You're left trying to figure out what went wrong. Was it something she ate? Did he touch or play with something bad? » Read more

All about Ears: Ear Wax, Swimmers Ear, and More!

By Alicia Purdy

Without properly functioning ears, hearing wouldn't be the only function affected. You wouldn't be able to stand up straight if your ears weren't working well. For kids, ear problems have even been linked to poor school performance. » Read more

Your Child’s Teeth: Good Brushing, Bad Foods, and More!

By Jennifer Klam

You can tell a lot about someone by the health of their mouth. New research suggests that the health of your mouth mirrors the health of your body as a whole. Good oral health may actually prevent certain diseases from occurring, while poor oral hygiene can actually lead to other complications, including digestion problems and problems with the heart and other major organs. » Read more

Getting a Shot: Vaccine & Immunizations Update

By Elizabeth Seward

Humans have managed to utilize science to outsmart illnesses that used to wipe out entire populations at a time. We've done this through medical advances, most particularly, through vaccines and immunizations. A sick baby is the last thing you need, so be sure to keep your little one immunized with the latest vaccines in accordance with the latest credible research available. » Read more

Dealing with Kids' Stomach & Intestinal Infections

By Jennifer Klam

While sometimes you can pinpoint the culprit of your child's upset tummy (too much ice cream!) most of the time you won't know the exact cause. It may be acid reflux, or a stomach infection caused by a virus or bacteria. It might also be something more benign, like constipation or gas. » Read more

The Science of Headaches, Explained

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Hearing Problems in Kids: Does Your Child Have a Hearing Problem?

By Alicia Purdy

Any kind of hearing loss is problematic at any age, but for kids, hearing loss can affect their development in many ways. The most important developmental milestone affected by hearing loss is language development. Studies have repeatedly shown that language must develop within a certain range of years to create proper brain connections. » Read more

Bed-wetting: When Is It a Problem?

By Alicia Purdy

Wetting the bed is an embarrassing event for any kid who has graduated out of diapers. It often leads to feelings of shame and can make kids fearful of being social or participating in activities like sleepovers. Both boys and girls can experience bed-wetting issues, and the problem can last for years. The fact is that millions of kids suffer from bed-wetting problems. » Read more

Weet-Bix and the All Blacks - Turning Dreams into Reality (Sponsored)

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Weet-Bix's latest video will bring both tears to your eyes and a smile to your face, making a young kid's dream come true. » Read more

Urinary Tract Problems in Kids

By Alicia Purdy

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) affect about 3 million children each year, according to the U.S. Health and Human Services Department's National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse. Both boys and girls are susceptible to UTIs, but the percentage is higher for girls (8%) than for boys (2%). Roughly one million doctor visits each year are due to UTIs in children. » Read more