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The reality is youth sports specialization doesn’t necessarily enhance performance or lead to athletic scholarships. It does, however, lead to risk of overuse injuries, psychological stress and burnout.
The American Academy of Pediatrics advises combining your child’s sports physical with a routine well-child visit. This is more convenient than scheduling two appointments and has other advantages as well.
Generalized anxiety disorder is a mental health problem. A child with generalized anxiety disorder has a lot of worry and fear that may be more intense than expected.
Whenever you wade into a lake, pond, creek or swimming pool to splash and cool off, you run the risk of encountering microorganisms that could make you sick.
The bond between mother and child is one of the most important connections humans can make. But the bond between father and child is just as vital, and includes his support of the mother and the family unit.
Plantar fasciitis can cause pain in the bottom of your foot that can limit your ability to walk, stand and do other activities that are weight-bearing. What to do about this common foot condition.
Vaccines are particularly important for older adults. Risks to certain diseases are higher for this age group since it can be more difficult to fight off infections as your immune system naturally weakens as you get older.
You may have heard misgivings from a friend or relative about COVID-19 vaccines that focus on reproductive health issues. In this Q and A, an OB-GYN explains there is no science to support these misgivings.