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  • Cough & Cold Medicine Abuse for Teens

    The DXM in cough and cold medicines can cause feelings like out-of-body sensations. But even though these medicines are sold over the counter, there are serious health risks of taking too much. Find out more in this article for teens.

  • Cough and Cold Medicine Abuse for Parents

    Chugging cough medicine for an instant high isn't a new practice for teens, who have raided the medicine cabinet for a quick, cheap, and legal high for decades. Unfortunately, this dangerous, potentially deadly practice still goes on.

  • Fats for Parents

    Some fats are good for kids and an important part of a healthy diet. Here's what parents should know.

  • Energy Drinks and Food Bars: Power or Hype? for Teens

    Energy drinks and nutrition bars often make big promises. But when you cut through the hype, what are you really getting? Find out here.

  • Snacks for Toddlers for Parents

    Some toddlers may seem too busy exploring to slow down and eat. Others may be fickle about food or refuse to eat at mealtime. That's where healthy, well-timed snacks come in.

  • Going to College for Teens

    The first year of college is filled with new challenges and opportunities. Read our article to beef up on your college coping skills.

  • What You Need to Know About Drugs for Kids

    Drugs are chemicals that change the way a person's body works. Some drugs help you feel better, but drugs also can harm you. Learn more in this article for kids.

  • Weight and Diabetes for Parents

    A balanced diet and an active lifestyle are important for kids with diabetes because weight can influence diabetes, and diabetes can influence weight.