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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
New Dietary Guidelines Deciphered

New Dietary Guidelines Deciphered

Here's what the latest federal advice on what to eat says — and really means.

March 2011
MILK STRIKE!

MILK STRIKE!

Taken off breastfeeding or formula, some toddlers refuse cow's milk. The problem is the potential for a vitamin D or calcium deficiency.

February 2011
Why Mouth Guards Matter

Why Mouth Guards Matter

There is a disconnect between parents’ concern for their children’s safety while playing sports and the protective equipment kids currently use.

February 2011
Decode Your Child's Cold

Decode Your Child's Cold

Here’s what you need to know to decipher your child’s cold symptoms and the best ways to handle them.

January 2011
When Is It Okay To Delay Braces?

When Is It Okay To Delay Braces?

Most treatments can be delayed, but cross bites, buck teeth or incorrect positioning should be addressed, say orthodontists

December 2010
5 Tips to Fight Indoor Allergies

5 Tips to Fight Indoor Allergies

Some 62% of allergy patients suffer symptoms from indoor allergens. Here's how you can reduce the effects of dust mites, mold, pet dander and other indoor allergy culprits.

November 2010
Help Kids Cope with Acne Anxiety

Help Kids Cope with Acne Anxiety

Insecurity about appearance is common for tweens and teens. Here's how parents can help.

October 2010
Mom, I Want To Be a Vegetarian!

Mom, I Want To Be a Vegetarian!

Here's how to support teens when they choose a vegetarian diet, including ways to make sure they get adequate nutrition.

October 2010
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