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Vitamin D: Let the Sunshine In

Vitamin D: Let the Sunshine In

Learn why vitamin D is so important to women's health and how to get the recommended dosage in sunlight and supplement form.

August 2013
Back-to-School Health Checklist and Sports Physicals

Back-to-School Health Checklist and Sports Physicals

MetroKids back-to-school health checklist includes immunizations, easy sports physicals, hearing and vision tests and safety checks for footwear and backpacks

July 2013
Do Earbuds Cause Hearing Loss in Kids?

Do Earbuds Cause Hearing Loss in Kids?

Earbuds cause hearing impairment in children and can cause hearing loss. Learn how to safely use earbuds for kids and how to determine if sounds are too loud for children.

June 2013
Seek Nutritional Facts – Avoid Fad Diets

Seek Nutritional Facts – Avoid Fad Diets

A key to any healthy diet is to avoid miracle foods, unrealistic weight loss guarantees and diet scams. Learn how to find the best diet for you and identify diet myths and bad nutritional information.

June 2013
ADHD in Kids on the Rise

ADHD in Kids on the Rise

ADHD in kids is rising dramatically. Philadelphia-area experts discuss the new ADHD information and what parents should do if they feel their child is misdiagnosed.

June 2013
Urinary incontinence affects many

Urinary incontinence affects many

The 40% of middle-aged women who have stress or urge incontinence often can be helped.

November 2012
SUDDEN CARDIAC ARREST

SUDDEN CARDIAC ARREST

Detection of children's heart defects and rapid response to emergencies can save lives. Lawmakers in PA, NJ and DE have taken action.

October 2012
Dine out stress-free (sort of)

Dine out stress-free (sort of)

These mom-tested tips for eating with kids at a restaurant include menus, timing, tables versus booths and ambiance.

October 2012
Join the school cafeteria revolution

Join the school cafeteria revolution

Here's how parents can get involved in promoting healthier food at their child’s school or district.

September 2012
Help Your Child Love To Swim

Help Your Child Love To Swim

Follow these tips for developing water confidence in even the most reluctant youngsters.

June 2012
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