kids health

  1. Children's Health

    Starting solids: Healthiest way to feed your toddlers

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    The healthier your eating habits are as a kid, the stronger and more resilient you’ll be down the road. Which is why it’s so...
  2. Children's Health

    Social network promotes girls and sports

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    With rising obesity rates for kids and more time spent sitting in front of the TV and computer, adults need to encourage young...
  3. K-12

    Bounce houses may expose kids to unsafe lead levels

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    The Center for Environmental Health has filed a lawsuit against many leading suppliers of bounce houses -- also called jump houses...
  4. Children's Health

    Common pediatric gynecological issues

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    While adolescence may be a turbulent time for many young women, it can be the ideal time to educate them about preventive health...
  5. Well-being

    Dental-friendly Halloween treats for those with braces

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    Halloween is the holiday of candy and more candy -- which can wreak havoc for those kids (and adults) with braces. Does this mean...
  6. Diet

    Family-friendly food allergy tips

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    Raising a family has plenty of magical moments, but back-to-school season means saying goodbye to the relaxed routine of summer and...
  7. K-12

    Are dental x-rays safe for your kids?

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    Are dental x-rays safe for kids? That’s the question raised by new research, which suggests the answer might be a resounding no.
  8. Children's Health

    Are baby teeth important?

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    Even though kids lose their first set of teeth, parents still need to care for their babies’ teeth and teach proper dental health to...
  9. Children's Health

    10 Back-to-school health products for kids

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    Back to school means summer is over and your kids are once again working hard in the classroom. The busy schedules, hours of...
  10. Parenting

    5 Quick tips for healthy kids

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    The recipe for raising healthy kids may seem complicated in today’s world of video games, fast food and overscheduled calendars, but...
  11. Parenting

    10 Easy ways to get your kids active

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    Between video games, TV and the Internet, today’s parents may feel like the chips are stacked against them when trying to get their...
  12. Children's Health

    6 Ways to keep students healthy

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    From before the time your children are born, you worry about their health. And though we can't protect our kids from every germ or...
  13. Tips & Advice

    Talking to kids about family health issues

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    Every family has a history. A social history, an economic history...and a health history. While we may be able to point to specific...
  14. Parenting

    Signs of dehydration in kids

    Do you know the signs and symptoms that your child is dehydrated? With summer here, dehydration is an important topic that every...
  15. Parenting

    How to prevent children's sunburns

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    Raise your hand if you've ever come home from the beach or the pool with a sunburn - even if you put on sunscreen. I see a few hands...
  16. Parenting

    Many sunscreens unsafe for kids

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    For decades, the importance of using sunscreen has been the mantra of many medical professionals. A new report from the...
  17. Children's Health

    Skin care and your teen

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    It takes years for damage to show up on the surface of your skin, which is why it’s so important to start learning – and practicing...
  18. Tips & Advice

    Kids' beach safety

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    When we're on vacation, thinking that our kids might get injured probably isn't on the happy, relaxing considerations list. But...
  19. Well-being

    Health care reform and young adults

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    According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, 19 to 29 year olds have the highest rates of being without health insurance. Though many...
  20. Children's Health

    5 Simple rules for raising healthy kids

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    Lack of activity, combined with unwise food choices, has led to a national childhood obesity epidemic, where nearly one third of...