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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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    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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    Childhood Obesity

    Over the past five years, researchers, nutritionists, and politicians have been calling attention to the growing...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 33.

    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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    Brush Up on Healthy Teeth : A Quiz for Parents About Simple Steps for Kids’ Smiles

    Learn more about keeping your child’s teeth healthy with this true or false quiz. 1. ____ All children older than 6...

    Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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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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    Why Barefoot is Best

    Are you and your children are missing out on the rich stew of sensory feeling that going without shoes can give you? If...

  • 37.

    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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    SIDS Risk Factors: New Research You Need to Know

    As a parent, you know that putting your baby to sleep on her back is crucial to prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome;...

  • 39.

    The High Price of Smelling Good

    Could the very things that are keeping your kids clean be making them sick? A new University of Washington study found...

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    Picky Eating: Childhood Phase or Deeper Issue?

    Your attempts to introduce your kid to new foods have failed: he won't eat a thing! Most parents deal with picky eating...