Insider’s guide: Tonsil/adenoid surgery

Every year about half a million children undergo surgery to remove the tonsils or adenoids—or both. So don’t be surprised if your child joins the club. The tonsils, situated at the rear of the mouth, and the adenoids, situated at the rear of the nose, help watch the body against diseases entering through the mouth … Read more Insider’s guide: Tonsil/adenoid surgery

Back to school basics for a child with a chronic health condition

If you’re the parent of a child with a chronic condition such as Type I diabetes or asthma, starting the school year takes on a whole new meaning. Along with shopping for new clothes, gathering up school supplies, reviewing schedules and making sure your child reads that one last book on the summer reading list … Read more Back to school basics for a child with a chronic health condition