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Childhood Physical Health

What can you do to keep your kids healthy? We've pulled together answers from some of the most trusted sources out there. Rifle through our articles to learn how to plan immunizations, prevent the spread of germs, reduce stress, eat right, or just plain get healthy.

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    What is calcium? Calcium is a mineral your body needs to help build strong bones and healthy teeth. Low-fat and...

    Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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    Food Processing and Obesity

    It’s no secret that all of America weighs 25 pounds more than it did just 30 years ago. Just go to the mall or to...

    Source: Obesity Prevention Special Edition Contributor
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    Help Your Kids Lose Weight by Losing Weight Yourself

    The statistics are shocking. Two-thirds of U.S. adults and (depending on how you count) at least a fifth of children are...

    Source: Obesity Prevention Special Edition Contributor
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    Kids and Their Bones

    Typically, when parents think about their children's health, they don't think about their bones. But building healthy...

    Source: National Institute of Mental Health
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    Bipolar Disorder

    Introduction What Are the Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder? Suicide What Is the Course of Bipolar Disorder? Can...

    Source: National Institute of Mental Health
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    Teething Troubles: Sorting Fact from Fiction

    You're up in the middle of the night—again. Junior is running a low fever, irritable, with diarrhea. He can't stop...

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    Baby Sleep Training: The Ferber Method

    Getting your infant to sleep is a seemingly impossible task. If you're frustrated, unconventional sleep training may be...

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    National Standards for Physical Education

    Physical education is an integral part of the total education of the child and virtually every state, district, and...

    Source: Educational Resource Information Center (U.S. Department of Education)
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    Preventing Diabetes: Get the Family Involved

    Thirty years ago, a kid with type 2 diabetes was really rare. More and more children are labeled "obese" every year, and...

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    Baby Eating Habits: 7 Simple Ways to Make Food Fun

    Baby eating habits often lead to finicky preferences, tears at the table, and unhealthy food choices. Curb your mealtime...