Choosing — and properly using — sunscreen for your child can be confusing. Here’s what you need to know to keep your child’s skin protected this
The anti-vaccination movement is growing in popularity, but science shows that vaccines do far more good than harm. In early March, some 300 children in Bologna, Italy, were barred from attending kindergarten because they were missing at least one of the ten vaccinations Italian law requires public schoolchildren to receive. Though the United States has no federal vaccination law, the Italian decision was preceded by a similar ban in Brooklyn, New York, that went into effect in December 2018 after 39 cases of measles were confirmed in the area.
More and more children are complaining of back pain. Here’s why, and what parents can do to help. Because back pain is often thought of as a symptom of aging, parents are often surprised and concerned when their young children frequently complain that their backs hurt. However, back pain at a young age is becoming the norm. In fact, a recent survey of 3,700 American children showed that as many as one in three kids experience backaches at least once a year. In other words, if your child is complaining of back pain, you’re not al
This flu season, stay up to date on what changing regulations mean for your child’s vaccine options. It’s flu season again, and every parent knows what that means: time for flu vaccinations. With kids in school and out of your site all day, it’s hard to prevent them from coming into contact with germs. That’s why the flu vaccine is far and away from your best defense against the virus. Fortunately, the 2018-2019 season offers a plethora of flu vaccine options, many of them faster-acting and more convenient than ever