Saturday is the Great American Smokeout, a yearly event from the American Cancer Society to encourage smokers to quit once and for all.

In a recent article published in JAMA Pediatrics, researchers from Yale found a 165% increase in the number of hospitalizations of children and teens due to opioid poisoning between 1997 and

This month in an updated set of screen time guidelines, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) now recommends no screen time for children younger than 18 months with an exception for screen time used to video chat with family and friends.

Halloween is just around the corner, and while it promises to be a fun and exciting time for kids, all of those sugary, sticky sweets can pose serious challenges to their dental health.

For middle and high school students, participating in school activities like sports, arts, and clubs can improve mental and physical health, boost academic performance, and increase the likelihood of graduation.

Participating in school sports, clubs, and arts has well-established health and social benefits for middle and high school students.

With less than a month until election day, presidential candidates have limited time to make their case to the American public.

This October is the 10th anniversary of National Bullying Prevention Month. Bullying was rated as adults’ number one children’s health concern in the annual NPCH Top 10 Report.

Each year, dozens of US children die from influenza-related illness. With flu season fast approaching, it's time to think about vaccination.

Health education is required for most middle and high school students in the United States. While schools typically cover general wellness topics like nutrition and physical activity, required content varies by state and district.