Articles for Tag: "Kids"

Will to Survive: A 10-year-old’s fight against cancer  Featured
Will to Survive: A 10-year-old’s fight against cancer
Even though she’s only 10, Emily Beazley has overcome some major challenges in her fight against cancer. Read her inspiring story.
Today’s parents OK with media overload, study finds 
Today’s parents OK with media overload, study finds
Find out why the days of limiting TV for kids is over for many young parents.
Pediatric Disaster Drills 
Pediatric Disaster Drills
With a mission to educate and equip adults to protect kids, Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington conducts community pediatric disaster drills every summer.
Tune out the idea of a TV in your child’s bedroom 
Tune out the idea of a TV in your child’s bedroom
A recent study links bedroom TVs to obesity in children.
Use your senses against waterborne germs  Featured
Use your senses against waterborne germs
A dip in the public pool or local swimming hole may seem harmless, but unknown germs could be waiting for you. Here’s what you should know.
Magnets can be deadly for kids 
Magnets can be deadly for kids
Most children who accidently swallow magnets require at least one surgery and sometimes more to treat the internal injuries, a new study shows.
More sleep makes for healthier teens 
More sleep makes for healthier teens
Researchers say teens who get enough sleep can avoid weight gain. Learn how you can help your child get enough zzzz’s.