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You know it's important to take your kids to well-child visits to keep them updated on immunizations, but those are far from the only benefits. There's plenty more to learn -- plus a chance to ask about what's on your mind.
Known as AFM, acute flaccid myelitis affects the spinal cord, and causes weakness in the muscles and reflexes. AFM isn’t new, but cases of it have been slowly increasing since 2014.
Pet therapy, in which hospital patients get a chance to meet and interact with animals, can have several benefits such as reducing stress and promoting healing. Watch as therapy dogs meet some young patients at Rainbow Babies & Children's.
Fifty years ago, children diagnosed with cystic fibrosis (CF) had little hope of living long enough to become an adult. But advances in research and treatment for the disease have dramatically changed that outlook.
Time spent on electronic devices such as phones, tablets and even computers may have an undeserved bad rap based on shaky science. A Rainbow Babies & Children's clinical psychologist explains why.
It’s hard for parents to know how much cell phone, tablet or computer screen time is OK for their children. Test your knowledge of guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics on children’s media use.
With increasing pressure on kids and parents to participate in club, travel or year-round teams, burnout and overuse injuries are getting more common in younger athletes. What parents can do.
Children catch as many as six to eight colds per year. But before you reach for the over-the counter cold medicines, learn about their potential risks.