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Tips To Pack a Safe Lunch

Tips To Pack a Safe Lunch

A recent study found that more than 90 percent with perishable items (even with multiple ice packs) were kept at unsafe temperatures.

August 2011
When To Worry about Constipation

When To Worry about Constipation

Constipation in children is fairly common, but it is increasing. Learn how to recognize, prevent and treat it.

August 2011
New Kids' Menus at Restaurants

New Kids' Menus at Restaurants

Nineteen restaurant chains now offer meals that seek to provide nutritional balance. Here's a closer look.

August 2011
What Doctors Want Parents To Know

What Doctors Want Parents To Know

We asked several Delaware Valley pediatricians what they'd like to tell every mom and dad. Here's what they said.

July 2011
The Healthiest Drinks for Kids

The Healthiest Drinks for Kids

What a child drinks can drastically affect the amount of calories consumed, as well as the amount of nutrients needed to build strong bodies.

July 2011
'My Plate' Replaces Food Pyramid

'My Plate' Replaces Food Pyramid

Four sections correspond to recommended dietary portions, with a dairy portion on the side. Officials and First Lady Michelle Obama say the new graphic is easier to understand.

June 2011
Should We Worry About Chemicals?

Should We Worry About Chemicals?

Concern grows over lax laws and endocrine disruption in kids and pregnant women.

June 2011
Bipolar's Alarming Increase

Bipolar's Alarming Increase

Is it real, or just better recognition and diagnosis?

May 2011
Running: A Great Sport for Kids

Running: A Great Sport for Kids

If your child loves to run around, it makes sense to explore the sport of running.

April 2011
Diet and Sleep: They're Connected

Diet and Sleep: They're Connected

Regardless of age, when and what we eat can affect how much rest we get.

March 2011
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