Growing bones and brains are susceptible to different injury patterns than adults throughout adolescence and young adulthood.
Ring in 2017 with healthy New Years Resolutions that the whole family can do together. Tips about healthy eating habits and how to keep them all year long from our Pediatric Weight Control program which is now enrolling patients for January.
Thanks to years of public health education, cigarette smoking is on the decline for teens. Marijuana use hasn’t changed, with around 20 percent of 12th graders reporting they’ve recently smoked marijuana.
One consideration parents can take to ensure their children’s playtime is as safe as possible is to be aware of playground injuries and safety measures.
We spoke to Cindy Zedeck, MA, program director at Stanford Children’s Health Pediatric Weight Control Program about how to manage sugar-overload while still having a fun and festive holiday.
October is here and with it comes the excitement of costumes and candy. Halloween is a fun-filled time for kids and parents alike but can also present some dangers to your superhero, princess or ghost.