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Healthy Back-to-School Habits
Maybe you’ve already been back-to-school shopping and are ready to send your kids into a new school year with all the right supplies. But do you know how to keep your kids healthy as school starts back?
How to Handle Bites and Stings
Summer means spending time at the beach, playing outside and having other outdoor adventures. It also means lots of opportunities for bites and stings from bugs and wildlife.
Back-to-School Health Tips for Kids
Summer is more than halfway over, and that means another school year is approaching. How should you prepare your kids for school?
The Answers to Your Breastfeeding Questions
Aug. 1st through 7th is World Breastfeeding Week — the perfect time to learn a little more about breastfeeding.
Healthy Moms, Healthy Kids
Mothers who maintain a healthy lifestyle during their kids' childhood and adolescence may reduce the risk of obesity in their children, according to a new study.
Solid Foods, Better Sleep?
Introducing solid foods to your infant's diet before 6 months of age could improve his or her sleep, according to a new study.
A Mental Health Benefit of Folic Acid in Pregnancy
Eating foods enriched with folic acid during pregnancy may be more beneficial than once thought.
Keep Your Head in the Game This Summer
Concussions don't just happen to football players. In fact, these brain injuries can happen while riding a bicycle, in the home or on the playground. Read on to learn how to stay safe this summer.
3 Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy
Whether you are trying to have a baby or just thinking about it, informing yourself is a good first step. Here are three tips to get you started:
Hand Sanitizers May Make Questionable Claims
You can't always believe everything you hear about hand sanitizers.