Kids and Exercise for Parents
Besides enjoying the health benefits of regular exercise, kids who are physically fit are better able to handle physical and emotional challenges.
Overweight and Obesity for Parents
Preventing kids from becoming overweight means making choices in the way your family eats and exercises, and how you spend time together.
Cholesterol for Parents
Most parents probably don't think about what cholesterol means for their kids. But high cholesterol is a risk factor for heart disease, which has its roots in childhood.
What Is Epigenetics? for Parents
Epigenetics - the idea that environmental factors can change the health not only of the people who are exposed to them, but also the health of their descendants - is something we'll be hearing more about.
Fibromyalgia for Teens
Fibromyalgia is a long-term condition that causes pain in a person's muscles, joints, and other soft tissues. Find out how doctors tell if a person has fibromyalgia and what can be done to treat it.
Fibromyalgia for Parents
The chronic condition fibromyalgia causes widespread pain in the muscles, joints, and other areas of the body. Lifestyle changes and other strategies can help kids who have it feel better.
Metabolic Syndrome for Parents
Metabolic syndrome is a group of health problems that put kids at risk for heart disease and diabetes. With lifestyle changes, many kids improve their health and reduce their risk of disease.
Staying at a Healthy Weight for Teens
Here are some practical, everyday tips on making exercise and healthy eating work for you instead of feeling like it's the other way around.
Insulin Resistance for Parents
Insulin resistance happens when the body does not respond properly to insulin. It can can raise a child's risk for type 2 diabetes and other health problems.
Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) for Parents
When someone has hypertension (high blood pressure), the heart has to pump harder and the arteries are under more strain as they carry blood.