Health News

After School Programs Make the Grade
Earning those A's and stickers happens more often when kids have a set time to do homework, especially if students have extra help after school.
Running Free Barefooted
First there were toe socks. Then came the toe shoes, and shoemakers have been busy designing some of their own to go with the barefoot running craze, but is it just a fad?
Parenting After the Death of a Child
Each year about 42,000 infants and children die in the U.S, a staggering and upsetting fact.
Get Going With Video Games
Have you watched those DDR'ers lately? The arcade game where individuals dance on the colored squares to crazy fast beats can get players really sweaty, and this game was just the first to get people moving.
Trampolines May Be Fun — But Not Safe
BOUNCE! Ka-BOOM ! BOUNCE! Jumping on a trampoline is a fun way to "fly" for seconds at a time. But the fun stops when a kid goes flying off the trampoline.
Cold, Hot, But Don't Burn!
One of the first things people turn to for muscle aches and sore joints are creams and gels that cause that hot-cold tingly sensation.
No Pet Turtle for You, Kid!
They seem like the perfect pets: they're slow, mild and quiet, and they come with their own case. But turtles, like other reptiles, carry a danger for small children — salmonella.
Parenting a Child With Diabetes
Each year, more than 30,000 people, both children and adults, are diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. When a person is diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, which often happens in childhood, an entire lifestyle change is needed.
With Lightning, Safety First!
Storms can sneak up on people and catch them off guard. Follow safety guidelines to avoid being struck by lightning!
Play in the Sun, Yes
Sunscreen? Yes indeed. SPF 15, 30, or 50? No worries. Parents are a-okay with their children playing in the sun.