The American Academy of Pediatrics has these suggestions for reducing the spread of infectious diseases in youth sports.
Preschoolers performed with greater accuracy when given a test after a nap, found a recent study.
The new study raises more concerns in a sport already dealing with declining participation as parents assess the risk of concussions
Here are some ideas to help your child to get active.
A suicide prevention effort that began with middle schoolers have now spread to college students.
Here's what the research currently tells us.
The hope is that their work together will have an impact on the lives of local children and children elsewhere.
While antivirals can be effective, they are not a substitute for vaccinations. The flu vaccine offers your child the best chance to avoid the flu this season.
The numbers aren't in yet, but the new state vaccination requirements seem to be getting more kids immunized earlier, officials say.
About 22 percent of college students in the U.S. are hungry, according to a recent report.
The economic benefits would come by instituting a simple, nationwide policy change: starting public school classes no earlier than 8:30 a.m.
New national standards for youth hypertension aim to make diagnosis easier and earlier to help more kids.
Special events in and around Philadelphia from September through Thanksgiving, including the Peddler's Village Scarecrow Festival, Center City Restaurant Week, Brazilian Day, Pulaski Day Parade, and the Philadelphia Thanksgiving Parade.
Free classes and other activities at open houses this month throughout the Philadelphia region.