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Growing by Giving Back

In between school, sports and other activities, making time to volunteer can seem hard for teenagers. But helping others can ...

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Good Sports

One of life’s hardest lessons is that we don’t always win. It’s true whether your child plays sports or just ...

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Good Coach, Bad Coach

Demanding, intolerant coaches can ruin a child’s love of the game. Learn to identify the signs of a bad coach ...

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Go Play in the Dirt!

Teaching kids to garden gets them curious about nature and nutrition. Before heading outside with mulch and a watering can, ...

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Get the Flu Vaccine from a Familiar Face

You visit your pediatrician for most issues related to your 6-year-old daughter’s health. Why wouldn’t you turn to the provider ...

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Get Ahead of the Curve

Scoliosis is a condition that causes the spine to curve in an S or C shape. Munish Gupta, MD, a ...

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Fueling a Successful Day

The American Academy of Pediatrics estimates that 8 to 12 percent of school-age children and 20 to 30 percent of ...

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Flu vs. Cold: Which One Does Your Child Have?

Colds and flu are caused by different viruses, but they have similar symptoms. Kirstin Lee, MD, a Washington University pediatric ...

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Feel the Burn!

Halloween candy tastes great. But eating too much isn’t healthy. Here’s how to have your candy—and feel good, too. ...