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Video games often stir up clashes between parents, who prefer their kids to be more active, and kids, who try to negotiate more screen ...

By uclahealth • July 20, 2016

When parents or their pediatricians are concerned about a child’s growth, they should seek a consultation. Given that earlier treatment is more likely ...

By uclahealth • July 20, 2016

Wherever your summer plans take you and your family – beaches, pools, forests, parks – chances are, the insect and arachnid families will be ...

By uclahealth • July 8, 2016

If your family is planning to head to Mexico, Europe or beyond this summer, not only will your kids will be among the ...

By • June 27, 2016

https://youtu.be/J4n2MiGgDUI They throw temper tantrums. They hit their siblings.  And when denied the tiniest desire, they can melt into inconsolable puddles. Yet, somehow ...

By Meg Sullivan • June 25, 2016

While “summertime food” may conjure images of hot dogs and ice cream, summer is actually the perfect time to increase your family’s intake of ...

By uclahealth • June 22, 2016

When wildfires rage, anxiety can rise as ...

By Meg Sullivan • June 21, 2016

Seasonal allergies, also called “hay fever,” can cause miserable, cold-like symptoms in your child: congestion, sneezing, runny nose and itchy eyes. But beyond the common ...

By uclahealth • June 21, 2016

Dehydration is a very common heat-related condition, and can be a dangerous consequence of diarrhea, vomiting and fever. In the most severe instances, dehydration can ...

By uclahealth • June 19, 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IOUt3OebcMY For many kids, spending hours in the water this summer can bring on a painful infection of the external ear canal called swimmer’s ...

By • June 18, 2016