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flu shot
The flu leads to more hospitalizations and deaths among children than any other vaccine-preventable disease. But parents frequently decline flu shots...
Accessibility for all.
Making healthier food choices is a little easier for some than others — and we're not talking about willpower. Access to healthier food choices is...
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...
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...
cardiovascular disease
They sit all day in the classroom and then sit some more while doing homework. It's no wonder, then, that most U.S. children do not meet the American...
Exercise
Researchers have found that zones set up so children can play specific games can improve their chances of engaging in the recommended 60 minutes of "...
Little girl doing yoga
Kids and yoga seem to be a match made in heaven. After all, children love the opportunity to contort their bodies into odd positions. While it’s all...
marketing to kids
A new study suggests that parents should be worried about the ordinary food and drink celebrities endorse, much of which is marketed specifically to...
helping kids eat healthier
Adults aren't the only ones whose diets can suffer as a result of hectic modern lifestyles. Children overeat significantly when served large portions...

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