DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My daughter is 9 and worried about going to school this fall because she was picked on by some of her classmates [...]
High school sports are gearing up for the fall season, and, with that, comes the risk of concussions. If a child gets a concussion, removing [...]
It's no secret that teenagers can be moody, but research shows that ongoing moodiness often is far more serious. Dr. Janna Gewirtz O'Brien, a Mayo [...]
For some parents and caregivers, limiting their kids' screen time isn't easy. Dr. Angela Mattke, a Mayo Clinic pediatrician, says even though toddlers through teens [...]
Working with their Mayo health care provider in Family Medicine, Hazel Sargent's family is tackling the preschooler's diagnosis of celiac disease head-on.
As children across the country head back into the classroom, now is the time to start easing them back into a normal sleep schedule. How [...]
Did you know your kid could have an eating disorder if he or she is extremely picky? Dr. Jocelyn Lebow, a Mayo Clinic child psychologist [...]
"Children's play is not frivolous, and the importance of playful learning for children cannot be overemphasized." That's according to the American Academy of Pediatrics [...]
When your kids come home from school, they can be really hungry. Some lunch times are scheduled before noon, and if there's no opportunity to [...]
Filling up for learning is a good start, but it’s only half of your assignment.
"It’s important to have breakfast before you begin your [...]
Should a child who is showing symptoms of a cold or flu be kept home from school or day care? "Yes," says Dr. Pritish Tosh, a Mayo Clinic infectious [...]
One of the easiest ways to help children stay healthy in the classroom begins at home. Studies have shown that illnesses and absenteeism in schools go [...]
Specialists at Mayo Clinic are pioneering a life-saving procedure as part of a clinical trial for babies with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH).
When a [...]
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