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Health Articles


Get Out of the Sandwich Rut!
by Rachael Moshman

Tortillas are a fun alternative to bread. You can fill them with whatever you’d put on a sandwich. Roll them up tightly and either…Read More


What’s For Dinner
by Lara Krupicka

What’s for dinner? It’s the question that begs to be answered night after night, whether you want it to or not. And that’s where it…Read More


10 Questions to Ask A Pediatrician

The Central Valley has so many fine pediatricians that choosing the right one for your child can seem daunting. A good starting place is…Read More


The Happiest Kid in the Cafeteria
by Christina Katz

Eating meals together at home is important for families, but don’t underestimate the importance of…Read More


Healthy Treats For Your Sweets
by Caitlin Murray Giles

We all usually think of Valentine’s Day as a time to shower our loved ones with sweet or chocolate treats. But…Read More




Super Snacking
by Family Features

Snacks are a way of life for people of all ages, but especially children, who consume about 25% of their daily calories from snacks, according to…

All Day Raspberry Goodness
by Family Features

From breakfasts to salads, desserts and beyond, fruit is unique in its ability to add both flavor and nutrition to family-favorite dishes…

Sleep and Teen Mental Health
by Jamison Monroe Jr.

Teens are notorious for not getting enough sleep. For most adolescents, nine hours of sleep is ideal, but very few of them are actually…

Growing Up Fit
by Malia Jacobson

Childhood may seem to move at a faster pace these days, but children don’t. New research from the American Heart Association shows that…

8 Ways to Boost Happiness
by Alexa Bigwarfe

The holiday season can be very stressful for both adults and children. Here are some fun ways to keep you and your kids upbeat…

Rapid Growth of Diabetes
by Alexa Bigwarfe

According to a study conducted in 2014 by JAMA, type 1 diabetes in children ages 9 and under has increased by 21 percent and type 2…

Bedtime Obesity Link
by Alexa Bigwarfe

esearchers at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development tested and proved a theory that…