BCBSNC said the policy change resulted from data that suggest possible benefits of longer paid leave for new parents.
Using flavored e-cigarettes associated with a lower prevalence of perception of tobacco’s danger, study finds.
AAP issues statement that vaccines are safe, effective and save lives.
OCD is one of the most common disorders in children and adolescents, with estimates ranging from 1-2 percent of children in the U.S., according to the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Concierge medical care and direct primary care offer new ways to be treated by physicians. What are the pros and cons?
Follow these expert guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics to know when you should keep your children home from school.
Age-by-age tips to help encourage good decision making from toddlerhood through the teen years.
An October article in the journal Nature World News points out the potential danger of letting your dog lick or “kiss” you or your children.
Follow these tips from American Academy of Pediatrics to make your holiday season a safe and happy time.
Quick tips for encouraging kids to make healthier choices
It’s never too early to teach children about sexuality and safety around strangers
Helping kids learn the practice of gratitude.
New study faults DNA for disorder in children, not upbringing or environmental factors.
MAP, or “mental and physical” training, is a novel clinical intervention that combines mental training through meditation and physical training through aerobic exercise.
Getting kids on-board with oatmeal is a healthy victory for every parent — here's how you can do it, too.
Understanding the challenges and treatment options with this often misunderstood condition.
Learn more about a treatment that can help women who have had a preterm birth reduce their chances of experiencing another one.
How to reduce the stress and plan downtime
Ovarian cancer is the fifth leading cause of death in women, but early detection is key to survival. Find out what you need to know about risk factors, testing and symptoms.
A group of mostly African-American adult males who endured high levels of stress between the ages of 5 and 8 typically displayed less activity than normal in the parts of their brains linked to motivation, positive moods and depression.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone over the age of 6 months be vaccinated against the flu (with the exception of those who have specific medical conditions).
These 5 expert tips will help you save money and eat healthier.
Use this handy guide so you'll know what's going on and when to call the doctor.
Building healthy hearts and minds is the theme for pre-opening event at Central Library in Winston-Salem.
Preschoolers who go to bed later — even if just by one hour — become less healthy teenagers, according to researchers.
The importance of mealtimes for growing and learning students – and their parents, too.
Putting today's prescription price increases into perspective.
Brown-bagging can save you money, help you control menu selections and foster connections with your kids.
There are plenty of ways to enjoy green beans fresh from your garden, the farmers market or your grocery store.