CHILDREN'S HEALTH

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biofeedback

Using Biofeedback for Relief from Chronic Constipation in Children

It can be difficult to break the cycle of chronic constipation with medication alone. Biofeedback helps children relearn how to coordinate their muscles to go the bathroom more easily.

keeping kids active

6 Ways To Keep Your Child Active During Virtual Learning

With many schools going to virtual learning because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many children no longer have access to school-based physical activities such as extra-curricular sports, physical education classes and recess.

childhood skin problems

3 Common Childhood Skin Conditions No One Talks About

Oozing sores, speckled bumps, and itchy groins might not come up in conversation with other parents. But annoying and embarrassing skin conditions affect many children.

self-harm

Self-Harm Among Teenagers Is More Common Than You Think

One recent study suggests that as many as one in five children between 10 and 18 years old are engaging in intentional self-harm, such as cutting, burning, or hitting themselves. But why would that be? And as a parent, how can you stop it?

healthy body image

Help Your Child Develop a Healthy Body Image

Every parent wants to raise a child who feels comfortable in his or her own skin. A key to achieving this is fostering a healthy body image.

eliminate allergies

How You Can Eliminate a Food Allergy

Physicians have figured out a way to harness the body’s immune response to eliminate allergic reactions to food. Eli Silver, MD, a pediatric allergy and immunology specialist at UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, explains.

sprains in kids

Your Guide to Sprains, Strains and Shin Splints in Kids

You can’t prevent every bump, scrape and bruise during childhood. But you can help reduce your child’s risk for sports injuries such as strains, sprains and shin splints. Here's how.

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