Many new mothers experience the “baby blues”, a form of depression that begins a few days to a week after delivery and generally lasts no longer than two weeks.
While it's true that schools may provide vision screenings for younger children, one study found that even if a child failed such an exam, 50 percent of parents were unaware of the failure two months after the screening.
Reducing the Duration of Antibiotics Does More Harm than Good When Treating Ear Infections in Young Children
Acute otitis media is a bacterial infection of the middle ear behind the ear drum which causes it to become painfully inflamed. Three out of four children experience this infection within their first year.
Asperger’s Syndrome is a neurobiological disorder that falls under the autism spectrum. It’s on the higher-functioning end of the spectrum and the symptoms can range from mild to severe.
Getting your child to eat better doesn't have to result in a battle of wills. Smart parents can use simple cooking hacks to increase nutrients in meals so kids don't even realize they're eating good-for-you ingredients.
Pregnant? Part of a couple trying to become pregnant? If you’ve answered yes to either of these questions, then you need to know the facts about Zika virus.
Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless and tasteless gas that is the by-product of incomplete combustion of a fuel.
Not only is time together around the table an opportunity to catch up and reconnect, numerous studies provide evidence of the positive, lifelong benefits of family meals.
Temperatures may be dropping, but just because swimsuit season is over doesn't mean it's time to let your fitness regimen fall by the wayside.
The Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Academy of Ophthalmology share patient stories, urge Halloween revelers to avoid over-the-counter lenses.
The November election is fast approaching, and this year, the health of our children is a key issue for Pennsylvania parents and families.