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children

Teens and tech—a troublesome pair

New research bolsters the notion that youngsters are spending too much time on smartphones and not enough on social interactions, exercise and sleep.

Zero in on childhood dangers

Learn why safety at home is a state of mind.

Do you know what frostbite looks like?

It’s cold outside. Make sure your kids are protected from winter’s extreme temperatures.

Bridging the gap

A wellness program is helping students and seniors join forces to focus on intergenerational health.

Restful nights make for bright minds

Children who consistently get proper sleep are apt to see better outcomes in brain development and academic performance.

Cure your kids of the ‘I wants’

Use these 5 tips to manage your children’s expectations and protect them from the onslaught of holiday marketing.

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.

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