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children’s health

Pediatricians’ advice—no fruit juice before age 1

Plus, the group supports limits for older kids and doing away with sippy cups for toddlers.

‘Just keep your feet up’

More than 500 kids twirl and hop through the fifth annual Jump Jam.

Laundry detergent pods linked to eye burns

Eye-related injuries are on the uptick, despite industry changes to counter the danger to children.

If you can’t stay off social media, maybe it’s in your genes

DNA differences substantially influence how individuals interact with the media.

Heart group: 9 in 10 kids lack healthy diet

Many children ages 2 to 19 get their calories from simple carbohydrates such as sugary drinks and desserts.

Patient Story

That first-day feeling

Children's hospital program lets kids experience the excitement of heading back to school.

‘Fat shaming’ begins in first grade

Weight bias affects all aspects of obese kids' lives.

Empower children with their health

Feeling they have control over their chronic conditions helps, researchers say.

Late summer days shouldn’t be lazy for kids

Physical education expert says it's time to gear up for the school year.

New treatments helping kids with juvenile arthritis

Several biologics have been approved by the FDA for use with certain forms of the disease.

Gamers lose out on sleep

Willingness to delay bedtime may point to addiction.

Pop stars often hawk unhealthy foods to kids

Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake and others endorse sugary, less healthy fare.

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