FOR PARENTSFood Allergies
Food allergies can cause serious and even deadly reactions in kids, so it"s important to know how to feed a child with food allergies and to prevent reactions.
http://www.kidshealth.org/parent/food/special/food_allergies.htmlRaising Confident Kids
It takes confidence to be a kid. And while each child is a little different, parents can follow some general guidelines to build kids" confidence.
All About Obesity
The number of overweight and obese kids is growing at a phenomenal rate. Read on to find out how you can help to overcome overweight and obesity in your own children.
http://www.kidshealth.org/parent/food/weight/overweight_obesity.htmlDoctors & Hospitals
Doctor and hospital visits, tests, surgery, insurance paperwork, and medicines: let us help you take some confusion out of the process.
Different kinds of childhood cancer have different signs, symptoms, treatments, and outcomes. But today, up to 70% of all kids with cancer can be cured.
More children are injured in auto accidents than in any other type of accident, but you can protect your child by learning the proper use of car seats and booster seats.
http://www.kidshealth.org/parent/pregnancy/preparing/auto.htmlRaising a Fit Kid
You know the importance of good nutrition and exercise, but do you know how to raise a healthy and active child? Get some practical advice and tips in this center.
FOR KIDSFood Allergies
Struggling with strawberries? Petrified of peanuts? Sorry you ate shellfish? Maybe you have a food allergy. Find out more in this article.
http://www.kidshealth.org/kid/ill_injure/sick/food_allergies.htmlNick Jonas & Diabetes: Call Me Mr. Positive
Nick Jonas of the Jonas Brothers talks about how he handles his superstar life and Type 1 Diabetes.
Kids might wish for bigger muscles, but that kind of grown-up muscle isn"t possible until a kid is older. Find out more in this article for kids.
http://www.kidshealth.org/kid/grow/boy/getting_muscles.htmlTime for a Haircut?
Kids who are getting older might think about changing their hairstyle. Find out more in this article for kids.
Poison ivy can give you a nasty rash. Find out more about it - and the other plants that can make you itch - in this article.
If you"re hungry, grab your apron and get cooking! Making food yourself - with a little help from a parent - is a great way to learn about food and meal preparation. And we have plenty of recipes for you to try - from pizza to pancakes!
Nobody looks forward to having surgery. But sometimes an operation is necessary. Knowing what to expect can make the experience less scary - and can help during recovery. Read on to get the basics about what happens in an operating room.
PARENTSPreparing Your Child for Surgery
Adequate preparation can help your child feel less anxious about getting surgery. Kids of all ages cope much better if they have some concrete idea of what"s going to happen and why it"s necessary.
FOR KIDSWhat Happens in the Operating Room?
Surgeries and operations happen in the operating room, sometimes called the OR. Find out more in this article for kids.
Last Modified on March 18, 2014