American Academy of Pediatrics
A new study shows doctors continue to prescribe a medication that experts say can be dangerous for children — and simply shouldn’t be used. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida looks at the bad mix of codeine and kids.
Students who suffer concussions are told to take a break from sports. Now, doctors recommend they take a break from academics as well.
Fall hasn’t arrived yet but experts want parents to start thinking about preventing influenza now. They’re recommending children 6 months and older get a flu shot as soon as possible.
Two new studies suggest what children watch on television could affect their behavior.
Kevin Sabet, a former White House drug policy adviser and an outspoken opponent of legalizing marijuana, watched with dismay last fall as voters in Washington and Colorado did just that.
Critics are howling, but the American Academy of Pediatrics has finally hopped off the fence when it comes to circumcision. They say: just do it. CBS Denver Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains why circumcision may be the right decision for some parents.
How much TV does your young child watch? Depending on age, the answer could be/should be: none. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida looks at new guidelines from the Academy of Pediatrics.
Doctors are advising parents of young children to chill out when it comes to childhood fevers.
A leading medical group says there’s some evidence that probiotics, or “good” bacteria, may have limited benefits for certain illnesses in children.