Local hospitals and doctors’ offices are seeing a spike in cases of a common childhood virus called hand, foot and mouth disease.
Back to school for some children means back to the pediatrician to get required vaccinations.
The Drug Enforcement Administration is warning parents to beware of the new attitude toward majiuana this school year. DEA special agent in charge in St. Louis Jim Shroba says the legalization of the drug in Colorado has had a ripple effect on youth culture.
Beat the heat and the doldrums with water fun in your own backyard.
Heatstroke can happen when the temperature is as low as 57 degrees, so here are some tips from safety advocates on avoiding accidental deaths in hot cars.
Three dads share what fatherhood means to them.
If you start out smart and make your child your design partner, you can trade in today’s ducky decals for tomorrow’s funky graphics with ease and panache.
The Alliance for Healthy Communities is on tour, warning parents about the damages that weed can do to their children.
Chicago law office is going to release documents exposing 16 priests from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Joliet who are accused of sexually abusing children.
A week ago, authorities in a western Illinois community found a dozen razor blades glued to playground equipment in an East Moline city park.