Health News

Meningococcal Disease and Your Teen
Teens and young adults face an increased risk for meningococcal disease. Before you send your teen to college, here's everything you need to know about meningococcal disease.
Folic Acid and Pregnancy
Folic acid can help prevent major birth defects called neural tube defects (NTDs). But how much folic acid are you supposed to get?
Watch Out for This Summer Pool Parasite
Before you jump into the pool this summer, take steps to avoid coming into contact with this germ.
Essential Oils and Your Health
Essential oils have gained popularity in the past few years and continue to do so. However, if used incorrectly, they may pose harm, especially in children.
Three Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy
Whether you are trying to have a baby or just thinking about it, informing yourself is a good first step. Here are three tips to get you started:
Summer Safety for Kids
The sun is shining, the swimmers are splashing and the kids are hitting the playgrounds. Don't let injuries and illnesses ruin the summer fun.
Botox Approved for Children
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a medication to ease upper limb spasticity in children.
Diabetes Medication Now Approved for Children
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a diabetes medication for use in children.
Childproofing Your Home
Whether your child is starting to crawl or has just been born, it’s never too early to childproof your home. Check out these seven easy steps.
School's Out. Now What?
School is out and summer vacation has started. Instead of letting your children plop down in front of the television for the next three months, keep them engaged and active this summer.