HealthLeader

An Online Wellness Magazine produced by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Health Topics - Children & Teens

Good Dental Care Starts Early:

It’s only one tooth, many parents say. However, those first baby teeth are more important than you may realize. ...

Sugar: The Scary Truth: Uncovering the facts about the sweet substance we love

At risk of being the Grinch who stole Halloween, perhaps we should rethink a holiday built around candy. ...

Getting Children Back on a School Sleep Schedule:

To get your young scholar off to a good start this school year, it’s important to make sure he or she is well rested when the bell sounds, according to Reeba Mathew, M.D., a sleep expert with McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas of Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)....

Thinking Outside the Carton: Taking a fresh look at milk and its impact on your child

Deciding what to give your children to eat and drink is a minefield these days, even when it comes to milk. Once almost universally regarded as a daily dietary staple packed with vitamins and minerals essential for good health, its relationship with consumers over the years has somewhat soured....