Childrens Health and Parenting - Teen

Cold or Flu? 10 Ways to Feel Better Fast

Ten tried-and-true home remedies for those days when cold and flu symptoms have you feeling miserable.

It Is Not Possible to Be Overweight and Healthy, Study Shows

Although they may feel healthy in the present, overweight individuals are not exempt from the long-term consequences of carrying extra pounds.

Top Tips to Help Your Child Manage Food Allergies

Don't let your child feel like a food allergy is holding them back. Learn how to be the advocate they need with these key strategies.

9 Safety Tips for Skiing, Snowboarding, and Sledding

Snowy terrain brings wintertime fun for "kids" of all ages. Preschoolers as well as retirees can partake in skiing, snowboarding, and sledding, which are very safe activities when done correctly. Avoid unnecessary trips to the emergency room by taking these precautions.

Cure for Cat Allergies? Scientists Are Getting Close

Scientists have discovered why a protein causes allergic reactions to cat dander. Their research promises to pave a path to prevention for many cat allergy sufferers.

Why Do Schools Send Home "Fat" Letters?

Reading, writing, and arithmetic are core subjects in schools. But in some districts, students' weights are being studied as well. Learn more about this heated topic.

8 Ways to Soothe a Sore Throat

No Rx needed! Here are great remedies that bring relief fast.

Is Homeschooling Right for Your Family?

More and more families are choosing to homeschool their kids. Here's what you need to know about this type of education and how to get started, if interested.

How Effective Is the Flu Shot, Really?

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends that everyone six months and older get the flu shot annually. But does the vaccination truly prevent the virus?

5 Skincare FAQs

Read on for solutions to five of your biggest skincare concerns.

The Upside to Sibling Rivalry

Did you know all those arguments and disagreements can actually provide opportunity for growth? Here's why.

Letting Go of Your Teen: Why It's Important

He craves more independence, but you aren't ready to give up control. Unfortunately, this kind of interference on your part can endanger your child's development, among other things.

5 Life Lessons to Share With Teens

Now that you're older and wiser, you may want to pass on what you've learned to the teens in your life.

5 Dangerous Teen Fads You Need to Know About

These actions have serious consequences, including death. Here are the crucial facts.

Learning Disabilities: Early Diagnosis Is Key

Recognizing the signs sooner than later can help kids thrive in school.

How Often Do You Replace Your Toothbrush?

An old toothbrush can put you at risk for cavities and other oral issues. Here's how to know when to toss that brush.

Mono Myths and Facts

When it comes to the so-called "kissing disease," it can be hard to separate fact from fiction. Get the right information right here from a medical professional.

New Models for Primary Care

The U.S. is facing a shortage of primary care physicians. Could your health care end up being affected?

When Doctor Doesn't Know Best

The U.S. is facing a shortage of primary care physicians. Could your health care end up being affected?

When Your Diabetic Child Goes to College

Follow these guidelines to help ensure your child’s smooth and safe transition into university life.

Unlock the Mystery of Adolescent Sleep Patterns

Teenagers are notorious for their extreme sleep patterns. Here's how you can help them help themselves.

Don't Let Your Anxiety Affect Your Child

Research suggests that children of parents who suffer from anxiety have a higher chance of developing the disorder. Awareness is the first step in reducing your child's risk.

Type 1 Diabetes: Should You Test Your Kids?

Learn the benefits of determining heightened risk for diabetes in young people, and one way to get screened.

Your Child With Hemophilia

Precautionary measures taken at home, and an appropriate treatment plan developed with your child's physician, can help make this chronic blood disorder manageable.

The Facts About Childhood Leukemia

It's a frightening topic. Fortunately, huge strides have been made in treatment, and a majority of cases go into remission.

Diagnosed With Lactose Intolerance? Tips to Cope

Just because you can't tolerate dairy products doesn't mean you can't find delicious substitutes. Here are five tips for dealing with the digestive woe.

The Dangers of Bath Salts

Here's what parents need to know about this easily accessible drug that teens are using to get high.

Bullying Behavior: How to Keep Your Child Safe

From the school yard to cyberspace, here's how recognize bullying in all its forms and how to teach your child the best ways to respond.

Top 5 Diet Mistakes

Have you changed your eating habits to shed some pounds but find the numbers on the scale are going up?

Ouch! How to Handle a Paper Cut

It happens to everyone... and it hurts! Here's what to do when you or a loved one gets a paper cut.
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