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When One of Your Kids Has ADHD and Your Others Don’t

ADHD affects the whole family. Here’s how to talk about it with your kids and how to help everyone form closer, happier relationships.

By Sheila M. Eldred
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FDA Steps Up the Fight Against Kid-Friendly E-Cigarettes

The FDA enacted a number of measures to prevent the sale of e-cigarettes to kids and teens, including more than 1,300 warning letters and fines to retailers.

By Diane Domina
Kids advocating against climate change.

Kids Are More Vulnerable to the Health Effects of Climate Change

Climate change affects everything — and everyone — on earth, and children appear to be more vulnerable to its effects than adults.

By Diane Domina
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Summer Break: Tips to Keep Kids Engaged, Healthy, and Fit

Here are some tips to limit “learning loss,” and keep kids eating healthy and exercising during summer break.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.
How to Prepare Quick Family Meals

How to Prepare Quick Family Meals

If you’re a busy parent trying to make healthy cooking a priority, follow these tips to make easy dinners with time to spare.

By Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.
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8 Ways to Fight Childhood Obesity

While childhood obesity rates are on the decline, it’s still a prevalent problem in the U.S. Obesity in children is linked to increased risk of high blood pressure, diabetes, and stroke later in life. Early obesity prevention is crucial. Here’s how y...

By Erica Sanderson
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Prep for Cold and Flu Season

Summer ends, the kids head back to school, and most of us settle down for what we think will be a crisp and delightful Autumn. Instead, what usually happens is that cold and flu season strikes well before winter comes calling. Get a leg up on the sea...

By The HealthCentral Editorial Team