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Healthy Family

A mother and her child enjoy salads.

8 Essentials for a Healthy Heart

Take your family’s heart health into your own hands with Life’s Essential 8—a checklist of healthy habits and measures that affect heart, brain and...

Keeping Your Kid Uninjured and Off the Bench

Staying active is an important part of staying healthy, and spring sports are a great way to keep your child on the move. However,...
Healthy New Year's Resolutions for Families

Healthy Goals for Families in 2023

At nearly two months into the new year, it's a good time for families to reflect on making positive changes in their lives. And...
A child getting a doctor check-up.

Choosing a Pediatrician

Being pregnant with a new baby is exciting and a little scary. Before your baby is born, you may feel overwhelmed with information and...
A young boy gets vaccinated.

How COVID-19 Impacts Child Vaccination Rates

According to the World Health Organization, vaccination prevents 3.5 million to 5 million deaths globally each year. Yet, in recent years the number of...
Close up of inhaling from an electronic cigarette.

Is My Child Vaping?

Faint scents of mint and mango emanate from middle and high school bathrooms, hallways and classrooms, from students’ parties and from bedrooms. These fruity...
Best friends talking together outside elementary school

Deciding on Braces: What are the Health Benefits to Orthodontics?

  Orthodontics is not only about making your smile pretty. Although not every child will need braces, having an early assessment can prevent issues such...
Debunking Summertime Myths

Debunking Summertime Myths

Experts share the truth behind some of the season’s biggest misconceptions.
Pedalheads camp biking

The Basics of Bike Safety

  Warmer temperatures and sunny skies encourage many families to take to the streets and sidewalks to ride their bikes. Biking through the neighborhood is...
Sad boy sits alone

What to Know Before Choosing Antidepressants for Your Child or Teen

  Rates of anxiety and depression among youth have soared over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic. Last fall, a coalition of the nation’s leading...