DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 9-year-old son has been having trouble sleeping ever since we began social distancing more due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While he goes [...]
There might be a lot to "boo" about this Halloween season as the COVID-19 pandemic forces many traditions to be reconsidered. It's important to think [...]
Halloween is just around the corner. Usually, this means trick-or-treating, fall parties, and lots of candy and treats for children and families. But this year [...]
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My daughter is 14 and her pediatrician recently reminded us that she should get the HPV vaccine because it can help prevent cervical [...]
Wearing a costume and mask for Halloween has long been a holiday tradition. But a costume mask is not a substitute for a protective mask. Cloth masks combined [...]
International Stuttering Awareness Day will be observed on Thursday, Oct. 22, which makes this a good time to learn more about this speech disorder.
Stuttering, also called [...]
Traditionally, many children of all ages go door to door trick-or-treating on Halloween. This year, the recommendation is to avoid that activity and consider other [...]
In many people, whooping cough (pertussis) is marked by a severe hacking cough followed by a high-pitched intake of breath that sounds like "whoop."
Before the [...]
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in children missing months of wellness visits. And that means missing routine vaccinations. Some parents may not be aware that [...]
Children benefit from social interaction, and participating in sports activities is one way to spend time with peers. It's a chance to exercise and learn [...]
Pediatricians and family physicians are alerting parents that it’s important to keep their children up to date on routine vaccinations, whether or not children attend [...]
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Our young daughter has shown signs that she might be allergic to our dog. We have had our dog for eight years, and [...]
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