Children's Health

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How to Avoid Tick Bites and Keep Your Kids Safe

A local pediatrician explains how to avoid tick bites, what to do if your family gets bitten and how to recognize the diseases that they carry.
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Best Children’s Hospitals in Michigan

U.S. News & World Report have released its rankings of the best children's hospitals and three Michigan pediatric hospitals have made the cut.

Fireworks Safety for Kids

Bottle rockets, sparklers and more: Here are some fireworks safety tips for using customer-grade fireworks this Fourth of July and all summer long.

The Importance of Well Visits With Your Child’s Doctor

The Chief of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at Children's Hospital of Michigan weighs in on why well visits are essential to your child's health — even in the midst of a pandemic.
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How to Teach Kids About Cleanliness

Teaching kids about cleanliness goes beyond proper hand washing techniques. Here are some tips to help your kids become masters of clean.
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What is Hell’s Itch and How You Can Treat It?

'Hell's itch' happens exactly two days after a sunburn. Find out more about it here.
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Can Eating Boogers Boost Kids’ Immunity to Illness?

Is eating boogers good for your immune system? A Canadian biochemistry professor argues the possibility and a Detroit doctor weighs in.
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Mom Gives ‘Feel Better Mommy’ Book to Kids Whose Parents Are Hospitalized With COVID-19

Risa Kirschner of Farmington Hills wrote a book called 'Feel Better Mommy,' and she's providing copies of it for hospitals to give to children who need it now.

Telehealth and Kids: Fueled by the Pandemic, It May Have Lasting Impact

Learn how the pandemic is fueling the growth of telehealth and may change how doctors treat their patients long after it is over.

Should Kids Wear Face Masks? Here’s What Parents Need to Know

Are you wondering if kids should wear face masks? Professionals say they should — and offer these tips for parents to hel make it less scary for younger kids.
Kid picking his nose

Can Eating Boogers Boost Kids’ Immunity to Illness?

Is eating boogers good for your immune system? A Canadian biochemistry professor argues the possibility and a Detroit doctor weighs in.

COVID-19 and Kids: What You Should Know

The Chief Medical Officer at Children's Hospital of Michigan discusses the virus and why social distancing is key to ensuring the safety of your children.