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sleep and obesity
According to the National Sleep Foundation, about 30% of preschoolers do not get enough sleep. Adding to the concern is a new study conducted by the...
hypertension
We tend to associate hypertension with adults — the consequences of either genetic predisposition or bad diets and not enough physical activity. But...
flu shot
The flu leads to more hospitalizations and deaths among children than any other vaccine-preventable disease. But parents frequently decline flu shots...
health and wellness
The public library is the place young and old turn to for a bit of escapism, be it through books, films, music or meeting groups. Take the New York...
opioid addiction crisis
It was misinformation that helped fuel the current opioid addiction epidemic, so CVS Health aims to use information to help combat it. As such, it...
Three top school food nutrition foundations are committing more than $1 million to support up to seven school districts across the nation in the...
toddlers and tablets
Know a toddler who uses a touch screen tablet? A recent study published in Frontiers in Psychology has shown that early touch screen use correlates...
brainy and brawny
Trying to get picky eaters to eat their dark, leafy greens can be challenging. But healthy eating really does start at home, and now there's even...
Skipping the sugar
Think warning labels on food items don’t really encourage people — let alone teenagers — to make better food choices? Think again. Adolescents are...
It looks like babies are doing much more than playing with their sippy cups at the dinner table. New research suggests that babies pay close...

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