Find information on many health topics, listed A to Z.
Mankato is partnering with Mankato Area Public Schools around wellness programming during the week of Oct. 4-8 to reinforce healthy habits.
Children have more free time during the summer. Learn about the benefits of having crucial conversations with children about alcohol use.
COVID-19 cases among children are on the rise across the country. Parents have been asking lots of questions on how to talk with their children about a positive test. Here are a few tips.
When your child gets sick, you want to help them feel better. If they are diagnosed with COVID-19, find out about the symptoms you should watch for and what to do to help them recover.
Healthy eyes and vision are a critical part of your child's development. Regular eye screenings and exams can detect many vision problems early. Find out what to look for.
Anxiety in children is normal. It can help with motivation and avoiding danger. But if your child's anxiety seems excessive, use these tools to work through it, restore confidence and know when to seek professional help.
Two U.S. programs give students with a disability equal access to education. Learn about the differences between plans, and the role of your child's primary care provider.
The number of COVID-19 infections, mostly with the delta variant, continues to rise, especially in parts of the U.S. where vaccination rates are low. A Mayo Clinic expert answers questions about the delta variant and how it's affecting young people.
Summertime can significantly change children's sleep habits. As your family prepares for a new school year, consider sleep routines and if your children are getting enough sleep.
As your family gears up for another school year, use this checklist to address the health and well-being of your children.
Asthma is a common chronic condition of childhood. If your child has it, the back-to-school season is a great time to develop an asthma action plan. Here's what to include.
Timely care and empathetic support can be crucial to the overall health and well-being of transgender youth. Learn how to advocate for your child's health care.
Over the past 20 years, Type 2 diabetes has been on the rise, especially in children. Get the risk factors, and learn steps to take to prevent your child from developing it.
Most children experience abdominal pain from time to time. As a parent, it can be hard to decide if your child's abdominal pain is normal or the sign of something more serious. Here's how to know.