An alternative to cremating a deceased person’s body is emerging, but buyers should be wary of premiums.
Pet product makers must remove a pesticide from their flea collars. The pesticide can cause neurological defects in humans.
New research says probiotics might not be as effective at treating colic in infants as previous studies suggested.
Studies showed that children who don’t sleep enough are more likely to become obese later in life. Now a direct link was found between a lack of sleep and increased calorie consumption in toddlers.
Too much time spent socializing with others can have a negative effect on a senior citizen’s memory.
A new study says the best way for parents to keep children active might be to stay active themselves.
Young first-time fathers should be alert to signs of depression, just like their female counterparts should, according to new research.
New safety regulations that Consumer Product Safety Commission approved in January 2014 might raise the cost of infant bedside sleepers.
We reported on robocall scams that involved medical-alert devices in our November/December 2013 issue. The largest of these scams has been stopped, but that won’t end the problem, we're told.
Apple now notifies parents of a 15-minute window during which children can rack up charges from purchases that are made inside of a mobile application when they sign in to certain apps.
A new study found that your financial adviser might overlook a huge component of your retirement plan.
Amid stories of student-loan debt, you might question whether a college education is worth the expense. It is, according to a February 2014 study by Pew Research Center, particularly for recent graduates.
A new infant rocker uses the mechanics of a swing to soothe babies more quietly than a mechanical swing does.
You should know that not every hospital or doctor follows recommended guidelines for administering a medication that might help to ease post-surgery nausea and pain after a tonsillectomy.
Childhood nightmares are normal. However, new research suggests that children who have frequent nightmares might have mental illness later.
Although new research suggests that a saliva test might predict whether young males will have clinical depression later in life, we’re told that such a test is a long way off.
According to American Psychiatric Association (APA), the new definition of autism identifies some children who formerly would have been diagnosed as autistic as having social communication disorder (SCD).
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) says children’s daily exposure to movies, TV shows and video games on computers, smartphones, tablet computers and TV should be reduced to 2 hours per day.
A proposed rule by Food and Drug Administration could protect consumers better from foodborne illnesses that stem from pet food.
The majority of children who are ages 12–15 aren’t getting their recommended daily exercise. Fortunately, an easy and inexpensive solution exists.