Getting Your Family Through Flu Season, And Healthy Tech Guidelines For Your Kids

Jan 17, 2018

States throughout the country are experiencing flu-related hospitalizations at a higher than average rate this year. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, flu is widespread in 46 states and at least 106 people have died from the infectious disease, as of mid-December.
Credit Staff Sgt. Benjamin W. Stratton / U.S. Air Force

A particularly severe flu season is a good reason to refresh our series on children's health and development. In this latest installment, we get advice from metro medical experts for keeping yourself and your loved ones healthy through the winter. Then, Children's Mercy Hospital psychologist Carla Allan helps us tease out how much screen time is too much screen time for the developing young minds in your home.