When your children head to school they're bound to pick a few things up from the other kids. You just hope they don't get a bad cold, or worse, head lice.
Everyone likes a good scare on Halloween! Halloween is fun for kids of all ages but it can also be can be dangerous for some.
The Kid's Doctor takes a look at how much involvement in sports can be too much.
Vaccines keep kids healthy by preventing the spread of infectious diseases.
The colder weather will soon be on its way... And this time of year also means flu season is back. Dr. Sue has some tips.
School is officially back in session, which can bring a whole host of problems for young people. One of those is the work to get good grades and what some students will resort to for results.
It's time for children to start heading back to school... But that's not always a fun time for prospective students, young or old. Dr. Sue has some tips to ease back to school jitters.
Some college students have already started to move in while others have a few days to cram in as much summer fun as they can. Doctor Sue has some advice for parents on what to do before sending your child off to college.
Dr. Sue has some potty training tips.
Tips on potty training your toddler
The summer weather often means spending time out in the sun -- and that can lead to painful sunburns. Doctor Sue has some tips for treating the burn in This Morning's Kid's Doctor.
Dr. Sue explains how parents can be on the lookout for bug bites this summer.
Doctor Sue has some tips for treating lice in this week's Kid's Doctor.
Doctor Sue has some tips to help parents with children abusing ADHD medication in this week's Kid's Doctor.
With the winter weather comes cold, dry air, and that can really dry out your skin.
Doctor Sue has some treatment tips in this week's Kid's Doctor.
Is the cold weather having a negative effect on your child's throat?
Doctor sue has some helpful medical tips in this week's Kid's Doctor.
The cold weather is perfect for feeling lousy, and it doesn't help if you have a cough that just won't go away.
Doctor Sue has some tips in this week's Kid's Doctor.
Doctor Sue has some tips in this week's Kid's Doctor.
With the flu season in full swing, those most at risk are children and the elderly. Doctor Sue has some tips to protect your kids from the bug in this week's Kid's Doctor.
With the flu season in full swing, those most at risk are children and the elderly.
Doctor Sue has some tips to protect your kids from the bug in this week's Kid's Doctor.
It can be tough to watch your child's digital behavior in an ever-evolving world, but there's one important tip kids should take to heart.
Doctor Sue has more in this week's Kid's Doctor.
With the cold weather comes colds and coughs and viruses.
As Doctor Sue tells us in this week's Kid's Doctor, you might feel miserable, but there are some solutions for feeling better.
Doctor Sue has some tips to clear up cold medicine confusion in this week's Kid's Doctor.
Obesity continues to be a major health concern, especially as more young people are becoming over-weight.
Doctor sue has some health tips in this morning's Kid's Doctor.
There's a fairly common source of substance abuse in children... Right in the home.
Doctor Sue has some tips for prevention in this morning's Kid's Doctor.
With the colder weather, flu season is creeping up quickly.
Doctor Sue has some tips for protection in this week's Kid's Doctor.
One of the more common afflictions for a child is a fever, but anytime a child is sick can worry new parents.
Doctor Sue has some tips for care in this week's Kid's Doctor.
The end of summer can mean a lot of things: football and school are back, temperatures begin to fall; but for many, it also means having to deal with allergies.
Doctor Sue tells us how we can help our children cope in this morning's Kid's Doctor.
Dr. Sue helps parents deal with bullying in their childrens' schools.
This is the time of year doctors like me worry about heat exhaustion and heat stroke and the importance of maintaining hydration to prevent serious heat related illnesses.
There's a lot of things to get in order before sending a child off to college. One of the most important aspects is your child's health-care. Doctor Sue has more in this morning's Kids' Doctor.
There's a lot of things to get in order before sending a child off to college.
One of the most important aspects is your child's health-care.
Doctor Sue has more in this morning's Kids' Doctor.
Spring is here and with that comes allergy season.
Here's a question for you. Should sugar be labeled a toxin and regulated like alcohol and tobacco?
Although there seems to be non-stop discussion about the influence modern day society has on our children, one fact remains the same. Parents and caregivers have the biggest impact on a child's life.
Government funded school lunches will offer more fruit and vegetables and less fat on their lunch plates starting next September.
We all know that exercise is good for the heart, lungs, weight-control and now a new study suggests that it's good for increasing academic performance as well.
It is certainly cough season and I can hear different types of coughs coming from every room in my office.
Fever, Fever, Fever...should be the title of a book and it would be a bestseller as well!!
I have been surprised at the number of parents I have seen, who are either unaware or choose to ignore the changes in car seat recommendations for children under the age of two. I try to discuss car seat safety at each check-up appointment, and have always been especially mindful of doing this at the one-year check up.
It seems that more and more kids are participating in organized sports at even younger ages. I now have many 3 year olds who are already playing on a soccer team, and kindergartners in football and lacrosse. They are also "specializing" in a sport at younger ages as well. With the focus on one sport at even earlier ages the risk of overuse injuries seems to be greater.
Dr. Sue Hubbard is an award winning pediatrician and medical editor for www.kidsdr.com. She is a native of Washington, D.C. who travelled south to attend the University of Texas at Austin and never left.
A new school year not only means kids are headed back to the classroom - many are returning to, or starting, sports activities as well. Cuts, scrapes, and broken skin are perfect breeding grounds for infections.
Parents who have a hard time getting their babies and toddlers to sleep at night may also often have trouble at mealtime, new study findings suggest.
Thanksgiving is still over a month away, Christmas and Hanukkah, about 2 and a-half months. So, is it really time to start shopping for the hottest Holiday toys? You bet it is!
We're officially in the flu and cold season and germs are pretty much everywhere. Now is the time to be diligent about washing your hands and making sure your kids are washing theirs. Want to know where the "germiest" places are? Get your sanitizer ready and follow me.
Fall is the perfect time of year to open the windows and air out the house! Sounds like a great idea, however, this can cause some problems for fall allergy sufferers in your home. It can start stir up some pesky allergens that may bother your kids. SO how about a few tips to keep these allergens at bay.