Be sure to put vaccinations on your children's back-to-school lists, whether they're just starting school or heading off to college, experts say.
If you want to keep your kids at a healthy weight, show them, don't tell them.
Most states require school athletes to have a sports physical, and now is the time to book it, doctors say.
Playing sports offers plenty of fitness and other developmental benefits for kids, but injuries are common
Moms can play a big role in combating America's childhood obesity epidemic, researchers contend.
It's important for children to socialize during their summer holidays, a family medicine and psychiatry expert says.
The damaging effects of a concussion are well-known, and new research finds the injuries are common among U.S. high school students.
You're probably familiar with the stereotypes about people who wear glasses -- these folks are studious and spend a lot of time indoors with their noses in a book.
An annual flu shot is key for children with asthma, a new study shows.
Singapore's teens are the world's best on an international test of academic performance, but they pay for it with their sleep.