| Apr 5, 2013
| 2:07 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Each year in the U.S. an average of a dozen high school and college football players die during practices and games, according to a new study that finds heart conditions, heat and other non-traumatic causes of death are twice...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Moms are feeding their babies solid foods before their bodies are developed enough to handle it, a new study by the Centers For Disease Control has found.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has long advised that babies don't get solid food until they are...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 11:08 PM
Sanford Children's Child Services office is offering a course in babysitting basics May 11.
The event, titled Babysitter Lessons and Safety Training, was developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics for teens to learn about the responsibilities of...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 12:52 PM
As the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday on same-sex marriage, Broward Republican Chairman Tom Truex said the institution should not be changed from the tradition of a union between one man and one woman.
“I don’t want to seem...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 11:15 AM
The recent feature article regarding nurseries ("Making rooms for baby," March 10) provides nice design advice, but it fails to provide safe advice for a sleeping newborn. Many of the photographs in the article highlight unsafe cribs.
In the Baltimore...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 8:02 AM
Eleven-year-old Tyler Parker-Rollins says being vegan isn't always easy. But he says it's also "fun" and that he plans to be one "forever."
His 9-year-old brother, Will, loved it when his friends tried vegan pizza at his birthday party and "they...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 3:19 PM
A new mobile app developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics aims to help children stay free from sports injuries by encouraging them to do some home strength-training.
The IronKids app includes workout demonstrations and tips from Dr. Jordan Metzl,...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 6:44 AM
Choosing a first bike can be daunting, but these tips can help narrow down the options.
At first glance, the wall of children’s bicycles at any area bike shop or big-box retailer can be paralyzing: Spider-Man bikes, Littlest Pet Shop bikes,...
| Feb 28, 2013
Early elective births are becoming a thing of the past on the Peninsula. Rates have plummeted since 2008, when the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, ACOG, issued a recommendation that women should wait until the 39th week of completed...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 10:43 AM
Sudden infant death syndrome is every parent’s worst nightmare. From the time a family has a baby until that child is a year old, SIDS is a concern.
Most new parents today know about the Back to Sleep campaign, which was recommended by the...
| Mar 2, 2013
So, how does Florida commemorate the anniversary of the tragic shooting death of Trayvon Martin, whose death following a confrontation with an armed and overzealous neighborhood watch volunteer prompted national outrage over one of our more...