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children

When it comes to kids sports—diversification is best

If a child participates in one sport, they're only working certain muscle groups, and by using the same movement patterns, kids are at risk of overuse injuries.

More screen time ups kids’ odds for nearsightedness

Give young eyes a break by encouraging outdoor time and other activities.

Kid study: Hot soup causes 2 in 10 scald burns

Microwavable instant soup is the biggest culprit, each year injuring thousands of kids in the 4-12 age range.

Expecting? Get the flu shot  

Flu season is upon us. Now is the time to protect yourself and your loved ones—and the little one on the way.

Candy “yes,” high blood sugar “no”

Enjoy these 3 top tips for how to treat yourself to Halloween without the sugar hangover.

5 telltale kid coughs

The sound of your child's cough could help you determine if it's something simple—or something more.

Tiny bellies, big battles

Your kids love to load up on sugar. Some simple approaches can help put food in its proper place.

Ready for hot and rainy days?

An afternoon indoors doesn’t mean your kids should hit the couch. Explore 10 creative ways to stay active inside.

Jumping and jamming

Kids compete, keeping health top of mind.

Want fit kids? Set the pace

Amid the march of all things technological, parents can take smart steps to ensure their children stay active and healthy.

Weight loss, the tie that binds

Apples don't fall far from the tree—kids will prioritize fitness if parents set the tone.

Let the sunshine vitamin in

Vitamin D isn't just for winter—it can be taken year-round, especially if you're an expectant mom.