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Reports of Measles Up Nationwide, States Include Michigan

Since mid-August 2013, 159 cases of this disease have been reported across the country, raising concerns about traveling with infant kids and vaccine refusal.

Revised Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule for 2013

The newly updated U.S. resource has a different format and added recommendations. But what's this mean for parents and kids? A southeast Michigan pediatrician helps explain.

More Parents are Opting Out of Vaccines for Kids

A growing number of children aren't getting school-mandated vaccinations, a new study finds - for non-medical reasons. What does this mean for Michigan?

Cases of Whooping Cough on the Rise in Kids

Recent outbreaks of pertussis in Michigan and nationwide have caused widespread concern about the disease. How can you protect your child this school year?

Vaccine Immunizations Your Kids May Need

Henry Ford Health System Dr. Shehla Jaffery discusses different shots that might be necessary for your entire family.

Tried and True Kids' Health Tips

Sure bets that are often ignored: These five pieces of advice from southeast Michigan doctors take family health back to basics.

First Time Doctor Visits

What you should know and what you should bring?

Managing School Paper Overload: Helping Your Student

Graded school assignments, artwork, report cards and an array of other school documents pile up or get stashed. What should a parent do with it all?