health

  1. Child Development & Health

    Proper hand-washing should be an early lesson

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    You've heard that silly hand-washing song, right? Hopefully your kids have, too. If not, read on to find out why proper hand-washing...
  2. Conceiving

    4 Health changes to make before conceiving

    You and your partner have finally made the decision to have a baby. Congratulations! But preparing your body for pregnancy isn’t...
  3. Child Development & Health

    5 Questions to ask your child's pediatrician

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    It's hard to think straight when your child is sick. So at your next well-child checkup, take the time to talk to your pediatrician...
  4. Child Development & Health

    Getting your sedentary children moving

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    Sometimes resolutions for fitness in a new year aren’t just personal goals. Sometimes it’s a goal for your whole family. If your...
  5. Parenting Tips & Advice

    Secrets of encouraging kids to eat healthy

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    Fruits, vegetables and whole grains are not always the most popular items on the plate. It is difficult for items like oatmeal to...
  6. Child Development & Health

    What is disordered eating?

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    You’ve heard about eating disorders, of course. Anorexia and bulimia are serious medical conditions that can endanger a person’s...
  7. Losing Weight

    Simple strategies for getting in shape this summer

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    Getting in shape is easier than you think. Spending hours at the gym and depriving yourself of all the foods you love isn’t the only...
  8. Exercise & Fitness

    Get outside: Fun ways to get fit in the fresh air

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    Bored with the treadmill? We are too! With spring in the air and summer fast approaching, it’s time to take your fitness routine out...
  9. SheKnows Cares

    10 Ways to encourage an active family lifestyle

    Maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle is challenging -- especially when kids would rather watch TV or play video games. As...
  10. SheKnows Cares

    5 Tips for raising active kids

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    Raising active kids is not easy -- especially when video games, television and the Internet distract them from other, more physical...
  11. Baby & Toddler

    Preventing flat spots on baby's head

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    Does your baby seem to have a head that's flatter on one side than the other? Positional plagiocephaly is a term used to describe...
  12. Skincare

    How to conceal a mouth sore

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    Canker sores are not only uncomfortable, they also can make the wearer feel embarrassed about their appearance. Here are a few tips...
  13. Vaccinations & Shots

    When does my child receive the meningitis vaccine?

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    Meningitis is a serious condition that affects 3,000 Americans every year -- 30 percent of of them children and young adults....
  14. Exercise & Fitness

    How to get toned with yoga

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    Madonna, Gwyneth, and Jennifer do it, and so can you. Yoga that is. Sculpting, strengthening, and stretching like the celebrities...
  15. Vaccinations & Shots

    What is meningitis?

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    Meningitis, aka spinal meningitis, is an inflammation of the meninges -- the system of membranes that surround and protect the...
  16. Vaccinations & Shots

    Symptoms of meningitis

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    When meningitis strikes, it can feel like your typical run-of-the-mill bad headache or flu. But the difference is that it’s an...
  17. Mom & Dad

    Friends are good for your health

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    Many moms are swamped with their family's schedule and household responsibilities, so establishing and maintaining friendships can...
  18. Healthy Recipes & Nutrition

    Five superfoods to super-charge your health

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    There is no questioning that fruits and vegetables are great for you, but do you ever wonder what makes them healthful and which...
  19. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Getting to the bottom of your kids' health issues

    Does your child seem to have a chronic or persistent medical issue? How do you know? Are symptoms related? Or not? Are they subtle?...
  20. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Plan your family's health year

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    The new calendar year can feel like a fresh start. We make resolutions, start diet or exercise plans and think about ways to improve...