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children’s health

6 stocking stuffers to get you moving

Keep active and have fun this winter with gifts that give back.

Sweet tooth? It grows from the get-go

Babies and toddlers are exposed to a glut of added sugars in yogurt, snacks, bakery sweets, fruit drinks and candy.

New guidelines on ADHD

Criteria raises the minimum age for onset of symptoms to age 12 and encourages doctors to rule out other causes of the behavior.

Got a finicky eater? Give ’em variety

You might be able to double your little one's intake of veggies—just by giving them options.

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.

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