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Are you not quite sure what's wrong with your kid? We have all the info you need about diet and fitness, disease and infection, and more. The path to a healthy happy kid starts here.
Quite a lot, as it turns out.
Every year, more than 6 million children are infected with these harmless yet pesky parasites. We've pulled together expert answers to your top questions on everything from prevention to treatment.
Wondering whether you need to quarantine your child when she has a cold, an ear infection, pinkeye, or another common childhood illness? Read on to find out what precautions you should take and how long these conditions are contagious -- if at all.
After his toddler puked in the back seat, this dad detailed losing his lunch and a run-in with the cops in hilarious texts to his wife.
Why your child may be prone to repeat bouts of colds, ear infections, strep throat, pneumonia, or other ailments -- and what you can do to help.
These images are difficult to see. Still, every parent should understand how serious bacterial meningitis truly is.
Sensory integration dysfunction is on the rise, but new research offers hope for kids who suffer from it.
Bret Baier's life as a father changed when his first son, Paul, was born with five congenital heart defects a few years ago. The Fox News anchor of Special Report with Bret Baier talks to Parents.com to promote awareness of a common (but rarely detected) birth defect and how he balances parenthood with raising a toddler who has congenital heart disease.
The mother who posted this video is pleading with other parents to vaccinate their children.
Follow Liam Witt through a day of tears, treatments, and playing with trains while battling neuroblastoma, a rare cancer of the nervous system.
Help your take-charge preschooler adopt these healthy hygiene habits.
Find out what your kid should eat, take, and avoid to feel better.
One family continues to fight for their son who was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy at 3 years old. Pietro's Fight is an organization raising awareness and funding for research about the progressive genetic disorder.
When you have a toddler with this blood disease, even a minor bump can mean a trip to the hospital. But these twin sisters are determined to make sure their kids lead normal lives.
What to say when your child asks, "Why am I different?"
Q & A with Denise Brodey, author of The Elephant in the Playroom, about raising kids who have special needs.
The birth of a sibling by first grade appears to lower a child's risk of obesity, according to a new study.
Children younger than 5 account for 30 percent of deaths from foodborne illness, according to a new study.
At a time when one in three kids weighs too much, an inability to pack on pounds might seem like a minor issue. But some slender children have health concerns of their own.