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You swallowed what? Parents' guide to keeping kids safe at home
Kids explore the world with all their senses, which can lead to injury. Use this guide to know what to do when kids do weird things with everyday items.
Don't blame your thyroid
The thyroid gland often is incorrectly accused of causing symptoms like weight gain and fatigue. Learn why this tiny gland gets so much blame and which thyroid conditions cause issues.
How blood donations help patients with cancer
About 25% of the U.S. blood supply is donated to patients during cancer treatments. Here's how it’s used, why it's important and how you can help.
Assessing protein needs for performance
Training for a distance run or other event? Protein is a key nutrient for building and repairing muscle, and helping reach peak performance. A quick quiz can help assess your protein needs.
Speak out about abuse or assault
If you or a loved one is in an abusive situation, learn about the services and support available for people affected by domestic or sexual assault.
Can children develop Type 2 diabetes?
Over the past 20 years, Type 2 diabetes has been on the rise, especially in children. Screening is recommended based on certain risk factors. Read about lifestyle changes that can slow or stop diabetes.
Create an asthma action plan for your child
Asthma is a common chronic condition in childhood. Having an asthma action plan is helpful so key adults in your child's life understand it and what to do in an emergency. Here's what to include.
How to help your child reach a healthy weight
New findings show that "baby fat" doesn't routinely melt away as children grow. Now's the time to help a child struggling with obesity reach a healthy weight. These tips can help you on this journey.