This new school year is full of questions and worry. Dr. Asha has advice for parents and kids before school start.
High levels of E. Coli pose a risk to the lives of Michiganders. Lake Independence has been reopened after a brief closure.
The state of Michigan is issuing some guidance to protect your wallet and loved ones when dealing with mosquitos and other pests this summer.
CARE of Southeast Michigan is offering a summer program for children.
Whether you're a former Wolverine quarterback or a Milford preschool teacher, guiding kids into the post-Covid world will be a challenge. We spoke to both to learn how they're helping guide them through it.
The Pfizer vaccine has been approved for adolescents age 12-15, which means parents can now take their kids to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Here's what to expect after your teen gets the shot.
The technology to screen a child’s eye movement to make an autism diagnosis already exists. But a mobile app version would not only make early diagnosis more practical, but it would also make early intervention easier.
At its peak, 70 Michigan kids had been hospitalized last week with COVID-19, the highest recorded since the start of the pandemic.
Michigan hospitals have admitted 70 kids with COVID-19, the highest rate yet. While children still have better outcomes than older age groups do when infected, the trend is still sobering for many.
Michigan's largest city, Detroit, has one of the lowest childhood immunization rates in the state, dropping below 50%.
Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged multiple parents in the nonfatal shooting incidents involving their children.
Experts say reactions to the pandemic like isolation, not having a schedule, and not staying occupied could be the reason for the increased number of eating disorders seen in teens.
"The over-representation of children of color in foster care in Michigan is unacceptable and demands a fundamental change in our system," said one of the chairs of the new task force.
With so many children learning from home due to COVID-19, that means more children may be in the kitchen cooking, and for West Bloomfield Township Fire Marshal Byron Turnquist, that’s a concern.
Eaton Rapids has closed all playgrounds after more than 40 razor blades in at least two parks on Monday, September 21.
Kids need 60 minutes of exercise a day to maintain a healthy body - but only a fraction get the recommended amount. Rebecca Hasson, an associate professor of Kinesiology is spurring a movement of online videos to help young kids stay in shape.
Detroit Country Day PE teachers Matt Gunsorek and Chris Hughes have some fun at-home workouts to keep your little ones moving.
For the last 10 years, the Children's Hospital of Michigan Professional Nurse Council has partnered with Gleaners Community Good Bank to provide children with a daily meal over the summer. While the in-person efforts have been hampered by COVID-19, that's not stopping the partnership from efforting to feed hungry kids.
A nurse family partnership that was serving low-income families expecting children had to adapt its services amid the COVID-19 pandemic. But that doesn't mean the help isn't still available.
"We have never needed our screens more than ever right now, so how do we balance needing them and wanting them and it's so confusing for everybody," she said.