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Girls smoking electronic cigarette.

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.

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.

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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.

Young girls playing soccer.

Fueling Your Student Athlete to Maximize Performance

We all know that proper nutrition is essential for athletes to be at the top of their game. But as parents, we can’t always be in control of what our kids eat while they’re at school, on the field, or traveling with their team. I sat down with the ex...

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.

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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...

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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...