Why Children Should Avoid Energy Drinks

Why Children Should Avoid Energy Drinks Why Children Should Avoid Energy Drinks - Here is a fact all parents should know: Energy drinks hold no health benefits for children at all. From our friends at Orlando Health... Packaged...

Preventing Childhood and Adolescent Obesity

Preventing Childhood and Adolescent Obesity - From our friends at Orlando Health. by Shaista Syeda Safder, MD - A lot has been written over many decades about the damaging effects of obesity on children and adolescents. In a recent pediatrics study, researchers found that despite nearly three decades of trying to raise awareness, the childhood obesity epidemic in...

5 Ways to Keep Your Kids Active in Bad Weather

5 Ways to Keep Your Kids Active in Bad Weather 5 Ways to Keep Your Kids Active in Bad Weather - Looking for ideas on how to keep your kids busy during poor weather? Staying active is important all year round, but when severe weather hits, it can be tough to...

How to tell if your child has a cold or a sinus infection

How to tell if your child has a cold or a sinus infection by Janette Negron, MD (from our friends at Orlando Health) How to tell if your child has a cold or a sinus infection – Does your child have a viral illness such as the common cold or a bacterial...

What Parents Should Know About Measles

What Parents Should Know About Measles What Parents Should Know About Measles– With another outbreak of measles in the U.S. (this time in the Pacific Northwest), it’s more vital than ever for parents to understand the risks of this virus and the potential repercussions of not vaccinating against it. Measles is a highly...

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