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From food allergies to brain tumors, we take a close look at eight studies currently underway at Chicago's leading children's hospitals that promise to change the face of pediatric medicine. more

Chicago Parent Archives

Step one: Don't despair. Step two: Take action. We'll show you how. more

Chicago Parent Archives

Punishing toddlersÂ’ negative behavior may lead to behavioral problems later on, especially for boys, found a new study by the University of Illinois. more

General Parenting

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome will claim the lives of 2,300 infants this year, and experts say risk increases during colder months. more

General Parenting

We know all about the mental health dangers facing troops serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. But children suffer, too, when their parents are deployed, a new study confirms. more

General Parenting

Putting your steaming latte or curling iron on a countertop isnÂ’t enough to protect grabby little hands, a new study says. more

General Parenting

If you're on the receiving end of "Can we get a puppy?," three new studies might make you consider adding a canine to your home. more

General Parenting

Five questions you should ask before your child goes into the X-ray room. more

General Parenting

Building a family health history -- a crucial piece of information for doctors -- is just a few clicks away. more

General Parenting

Set your kids up with healthy habits for noshing with friends. more

Chicago Parent Archives

When Laverne and Steve Street bought their Glen Ellyn home in 2006, their realtor told them not to worry about radon, a colorless, odorless, radioactive gas that seeps into homes through cracks in the foundation. That was almost a dangerous mistake. more

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