Galactosemia is a rare metabolic disorder passed through genes from parents to their children. Galactosemia occurs in approximately 1 in 60,000 births in the United States (U.S.). Children with galactosemia are unable to breakdown (metabolize) galactose, a simple sugar. Galactose... more
Updated April 8, 2013 “Lead poisoning” sounds dramatic and deliberate, but it is a serious health disorder affecting nearly a half-million U.S. children. It goes largely undetected because it is caused by a substance that is often too small to... more
First Lady Michelle Obama put eliminating childhood obesity at the top of her to-do list with the launch of Let’s Move, her much anticipated anti-obesity campaign. Mrs. Obama is hoping to reverse a dangerous and costly trend. Currently, one out... more
A just-for-fun by-the-numbers guide to caring for your baby: 3—the number of days it takes for your baby’s poop to change from black and sticky to green or yellow 6—the number of wet diapers your baby should have by day... more
Crying. Whining. Throwing a temper tantrum. Sound familiar? Too little sleep and your child is likely to display some or all of these behaviors. But a recent study suggests that outcomes related to lack of sleep in young children may... more
The March of Dimes, a longtime advocate for premature babies and pregnant moms, is taking a new approach in its effort for “stronger, healthier babies.” Together with vaccine-producer Sanofi Pasteur, the March of Dimes has launched a campaign to bring... more
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