Published: Sept. 25, 2010 @ 11 p.m.
Many parents and caregivers may not be aware that one of the top hidden hazards in the homes where young children live or visit is unsecured and unstable TVs, furniture and appliances.
Published: Sept. 24, 2010 @ 11 p.m.
Nothing stops children's activities faster than vision problems. Kids can't play or perform to the best of their abilities if they can't see well. However, glasses can be cumbersome, and children may choose not to wear them.
Published: Sept. 22, 2010 @ 9:07 a.m.
A national program that builds confidence in young girls and teaches them life skills through running is catching on in the Springfield area.
Published: Sept. 21, 2010 @ 7 p.m.
Worried parents are bombarding drugmaker Abbott Laboratories with phone calls about millions of containers of infant formula recalled because they might contain parts of beetles.
Published: Sept. 17, 2010 @ 11:31 a.m.
Next week is National Child Safety Seat Week, and the state wants to make sure motorists know how to properly use them
Published: Sept. 02, 2010 @ 6 a.m.
Illinois schools and groups involved in helping kids create hands-on anti-obesity programs are eligible for new Heroes grants.
Published: Sept. 01, 2010 @ 9:32 a.m.
Published: Aug. 31, 2010 @ 10:35 a.m.
Tricia Henderson has a passion for music. The 16-year-old junior at Sacred Heart-Griffin High School plays guitar, bass and piano, and she wants to start her own band.
Published: Aug. 31, 2010 @ 10:33 a.m.
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill. -- It's back-to-school time, and the American Academy of Pediatrics has some tips for kids and parents.
A list of tips is on the academy's website at http://www.aap.org
Published: Aug. 30, 2010 @ 8 p.m.