How much of your brain do you need to live? Why do bug bites get puffy? A UVA pediatrician answers these and other pressing questions from an eight-year-old.
Dry drowning became a hot topic this summer. Learn about the symptoms and get advice from Chris Holstege, MD, Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics.
It's not easy, but discussing these events in developmentally-appropriate language can help children feel safer and more secure, while also letting them know you are available and supportive.
For any child with ADHD, there’s a 30 to 40 percent chance that one or both of the child’s parents also has ADHD. And in many cases, the parent’s ADHD has gone undiagnosed into adulthood.
Choosing a daycare or preschool for your child depends on a lot of factors, but some basic health and safety questions should apply to any care provider, regardless of size.
We hope your summer vacation is full of swimming pools and barbecues. To be fully prepared, we've rounded up our summer safety posts.
Kids can gain as much as seven pounds over the summer. This infographic can help you make sure your family maintains healthy habits when school lets out.
You can't prevent sexual abuse. But you can empower teens to make healthy choices. Learn how to teach teens about sex.
Child sexual abuse: Find out steps you can take to empower, educate, and build trust with your kids. You can't prevent abuse, but you can reduce the risk.
Head lice is incredibly common, but there’s a lot of misinformation out there. UVA pediatrician Emily Wong, MD, explains lice myths and effective treatments.