Dry air can lead to sore throats, chafed nasal passages and dry skin, especially for little ones. "It's common in Colorado to use humidifiers," says Robin Deterding, MD, medical director of our Breathing Institute. "But people should use them cautiously."
Coughs help the body fight infection, but they can occasionally be a sign of more concerning problems. How can you tell?
Babies need a lot of doctor visits. Seven of them, to be exact, all within the first year of life. Pediatrician Dr. Dan Nicklas breaks them down, visit by visit.
New research shows the effects of anesthesia on developing brains might be longer-lasting - and easier to trigger - than previously thought.
How do you know when a child needs surgery like ear tubes or a tonsillectomy? Learn what factors ear, nose and throat specialists consider.
Teen vaping is on the rise - about half of Colorado teens have tried it - and many teens don't know the risks. Learn the facts about vaping and e-cigarettes.
Right now, there's no Food and Drug Administration-approved medical therapy to treat food allergies. Thanks to food allergy immunotherapy, or food desensitization, that's about to change.
Does your child have food allergies? Our Food Allergy 101 provides families with food allergy resources and information they need to understand, prevent and manage their child's food allergies.
Migraines affect nearly 10% of kids, but it can be difficult to diagnose them properly. Learn about the difference between a migraine and a headache, as well as how our experts are diagnosing and treating migraines.
Touted by neurologists and celebrities, the ketogenic diet has many benefits, including seizure reduction for kids with epilepsy — but it can also be dangerous. Learn more about keto and its benefits and drawbacks for kids with epilepsy here.
A kid's stomach might hurt for many reasons, and most of them are not appendicitis. So how do you identify the real thing?
CT scans increase kids' lifetime cancer risk — more so than adults. With a specialized knowledge of kids' bodies, pediatric radiologists image differently. Read how our experts in the Radiology department promote pediatric radiology safety.