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What is Kawasaki disease? How to recognize the symptoms in your child

Kawasaki disease is most likely to affect children under five years old and of Asian heritage. Here's how to recognize the symptoms.

This 3-year-old golden doodle named Professor Bunsen Honeydew has a 9 to 5 job at Mount Sinai’s children’s hospital where he has his very ...

The largest children's hospitals have been creating facility dog programs for the past 10 years, and Kravis was the first hospital in the New York metropolitan area to adopt this.

An influential group of doctors says all teens should get screened for depression — here are some of the questions they ask

The American Academy of Pediatrics released new recommendations on Monday suggesting that all young people 12 years and older be screened for depression yearly.
Is baby going to learn about the world from Radiolab or This American Life?

A child development expert reveals how listening to podcasts could affect your kid

Is it disruptive for a parent to listen to a podcast while a child plays quietly, the same way turning on a TV is? Could kids learn from what they hear?

Juice takes another hit as a ‘healthy’ beverage

"Fruit juice offers no nutritional benefits over whole fruit ... and has no essential role in healthy, balanced diets of children," a new report states.

A new kind of doctor’s office charges a monthly fee and doesn’t take insurance — and it could be the future of medicine

Direct primary care is a new movement of doctors and healthcare providers who don't accept insurance — instead relying on a monthly membership fee.

This photographer creates heartwarming images where pediatric cancer patients can live out their lifelong dreams

Anything Can Be is a way to help pediatric cancer patients believe in their dreams and see themselves as courageous and strong.

Experts just released a rough guide for advising parents about whether they should sequence their kids’ DNA

The new guidelines will help doctors explain the pros and cons of getting your kid tested.