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I've been reading a lot about childhood obesity this week, thanks in part to Michelle Obama's announcement of her "Let's Move" campaign aimed at reducing …

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Will medication help overweight teens control their weight? That's the question posed by a new study published today in the journal Archives of Pediatrics & …

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Several physicians at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital are working on novel methods for minimizing scarring in children. There's good reason for their efforts. Children with …

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Listening to Mozart could help premature babies gain weight more quickly and go home from the hospital faster, suggests a study published in the January …

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The right drug regimen might ameliorate some of the cognitive problems of Down syndrome, making it easier for children with Down syndrome to learn and …

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It's not OK to use caffeine as an additive in alcoholic drinks, the FDA told 30 beverage manufacturers last week. About time. During the five-year …

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"Don't kiss the cat, don't put beans in your nose, and don't go through the neighbors' garbage." I can't count the number of times my …

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Big news this week for pregnant women, moms, babies and kids who receive food vouchers from the federal Women, Infants and Children program. For years, …

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