Sharing photos of babies and children on social media – often called “sharenting” – is a common practice among parents who are used to sharing details about their lives online.

Health education is required for most middle and high school students in the United States, but the content varies from state to state, and even from district to district.

September is National Preparedness Month, a reminder to think whether you are prepared for an emergency situation.

Sudden unexpected infant deaths due to unsafe sleep settings are a leading cause of preventable death for babies under the age of 1.

Recognizing the unique biorhythms of adolescents,  the American Academy of Pediatrics released a statement recommending middle and high schools start no earlier than 8:30 a.m. to allow teens to have sufficient hours for sleep.

Recently the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, has spoken out about the need for more mental health services for children.

In the 10th annual National Poll on Children’s Health Top 10 survey, adults across the country said bullying, obesity, and drug abuse are the top three health issues facing kids today.

Every year, the National Poll on Children’s Health asks adults across the US to rate which children’s health issues are a “big problem.” These ratings are compiled into a Top 10 list of the biggest children’s health concerns in the eyes of adults.

August is National Immunization Awareness Month, which is dedicated to raise awareness about the importance of vaccination. A point of emphasis is the protection of infants through vaccination of pregnant women.

Teen drivers are at the highest risk for crashes and crash-related fatalities, especially at night.