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children’s health

King of the hill

Greenville’s own Micah Bouman wins Spectrum Health Danish Dash.

7 tips to avoid playground injuries

Keep your kids safe by following these helpful suggestions from an expert and mom who knows.

Sports—a boot camp for life skills?

Children who engage in organized team sports often display better socio-emotional skills in later years.

Patient Story

The best little man

This 11-year-old gained great wisdom from the seat of a wheelchair. His indomitable spirit and quick smile lift up all those he encounters.

Patient Story

A graduation to remember

When a rare condition forced Komonte Hassel to miss his high school graduation, a children's hospital teamed with his school to deliver a personalized ceremony.

Drink up, kiddos

Consumer culture gives children plenty of delicious options—but water is the one drink they'll always need.

Foundations of fitness

Children's exercise habits begin to take shape as early as age 7, researchers say—so don't let them become couch potatoes.

Patient Story

‘This changed us all’

A diagnosis of cancer—every parent’s nightmare. For the Hoffman family, it was a mountain to climb, but one they tackled with the help of everyday heroes.

Beware the ball pit

Scientists took a few samples from these colorful play areas and tested them in a lab. The conclusion: Well, read on.

Patient Story

A party full of love

Volunteers throw a special party for kids spending time in the hospital on Valentine’s Day.

Zero in on childhood dangers

Learn why safety at home is a state of mind.

Allergies go back to school

One child in 13—or about two in every classroom—has a food allergy. Follow these 4 tips to keep your kiddo safe.

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