Kid's Health

11 Tips for Helping Kids Eat Healthier

Children can be notoriously picky eaters. Getting them to eat nutritious foods can be challenging. They need a well-balanced diet ...

6 Methods to Motivate your Kids in Healthy Ways

To some kids these days, being social means using social media, and being active means playing sports video games. ...

6 Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors in Children

Body focused repetitive behaviors (or BFRB’s) in children describe a group of frequently repeated behaviors that injure the body but ...

6 of the Worst Food Items in Your Child’s Lunchbox

You may want to cut corners and fill your child’s lunchbox with whatever they like or whatever you have handy—but ...

Living in Poverty Slows a Child’s Development: Study

Living in poverty limits a child’s chances of attending good schools, eating a nutritious diet, and so on. ...

Kids in Joint Custody No More Likely to Suffer Mental Health Problems: Report

A new report brings good news for children of divorce. ...

Bullying As Dangerous As Abuse, Study Finds

A new report shows that, for children, bullying by one’s peers can be as emotionally damaging as abuse by an ...

Kids Eating Less Fast Food, Report Suggests

For once, there may be some good news in America’s ongoing battle with the bulge: according to a new report, ...

Test Scores Lower Among Kids Who Regularly Eat Fast Food, Study Shows

Researchers at Ohio State University have drawn links between fast food consumption and lower test scores among children. ...

Taking Music Lessons Could Improve Language Skills

Having your child learn to play a musical instrument could help them develop their language skills, a new study has ...

Energy Drinks Pose Health Threat to Kids

A new study shows that energy drinks can be dangerous when consumed by younger children. ...

Detergent ‘Pods’ Pose Health Risk to Kids

Detergent ‘pods’ might be easy to use but they could pose a significant health threat to our kids. ...

More Daylight Time Means More Active Kids, Study Suggests

It may not be a surprising finding, but it’s an important one: a new study has found that children were ...

What Parents Should Know About Enterovirus D68

The Enterovirus D68, also known as EV-D68, has become a hot topic across North America since late summer and into ...

Colorado Child Paralysis Cases May Be Tied to Enterovirus EV-D68

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is scrambling to figure out what is causing a neurologic illness that ...