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How to raise smoke-free kids
Submitted by Advocate Children's Hospital
Jun 17, 2018 7:30 AM
The sad truth is that most smokers picked up the bad habit during their teenage years. Here's some strategies that parents can use to discourage teen smoking.
Teens face a gender pay gap, too. Here's how to help them navigate it.
Jun 17, 2018 1:00 AM
We need to do better, parents and employers both. Here's what experts suggest.
'Is this normal?' Carpal tunnel, hair loss, kidney stones and other pregnancy issues
By Amy Joyce
Jun 16, 2018 7:30 AM
There's a common refrain among women who are pregnant: "Is this normal?" Another one: "Why didn't anyone tell me this could happen?!" Instead of cravings and morning sickness, think: Carpal tunnel, difficulty breathing, restless leg syndrome, insatiable itching, kidney stones, varicose veins in very uncomfortable places, unrelenting drool and so much more.
Why kids should trade screen time for green time
By Collin O'Mara
Jun 10, 2018 7:30 AM
The average American child spends five to eight hours a day in front of a digital screen. But, departing from this trend is easier than you think, and quality outside time can fit into even the busiest of schedules. It is worth the effort; the benefits go beyond a little time spent in the fresh air.
Why your teen should work this summer
By LIZ WESTON
Jun 10, 2018 1:00 AM
Summer jobs for teens are an endangered species worth saving. These seasonal jobs offer more than a paycheck.
Five questions to ask before a play date
By Susan Martin
Jun 10, 2018 7:15 AM
Play dates are a fun way for children to develop friendships and learn important social skills. Visiting another family's home will also expose your child to a new environment. Before the playdate, it's a good idea to talk with the other parent about household habits, rules and expectations.
Summer puts special emphasis on water safety with kids
Submitted by Amita Health
Jun 3, 2018 7:15 AM
Kids love water, especially as the weather heats up. But greater access to water brings increased danger for children. Parents and caregivers need to be vigilant in protecting kids around any kind of water.
Constable: Chinese orphan brings love and challenges to empty nesters
Jun 2, 2018 8:08 PM
With their six children grown, Bob and MaryAnn Ogilvie adopted an 8-year-old boy from China in 2005. He arrived with developmental issues and a whole new set of challenges. Today, the Schaumburg family still faces plenty of obstacles.
Survey: 45% of teens are online 'almost constantly.' But is it good for them?
Jun 2, 2018 1:00 AM
Forty-five percent of teens say they are online "almost constantly," according to a new Pew Research Center study on teens and social media use. That percentage has nearly doubled in just a few years: In a 2014-2015 Pew survey, just 24 percent of teens said the same.
How to avoid overuse injuries in young athletes
Submitted by Lurie Children's Hospital
May 27, 2018 7:30 AM
During summer many kids will be involved in different camps, activities and sports teams, and it's important for parents to be aware of the potential for overuse injuries.Dr. Cynthia Labella shares who is at risk for overuse injury and how to prevent these injuries from happening.
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