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Prenatal & Parenting
In addition to traditional camp activities, kids entering grades six through 10 receive healthy lifestyle coaching for one hour a day by specialists.
Mayo Clinic Health System today announced the birth of the first baby of the New Year in its hospitals in Fairmont, Mankato and New Prague.
Dr. Hauser's professional interests include working with families on healthy living, and education on routine newborn care and what to expect.
The current school year may not be over yet, but before you know it, it will be back-to-school season. Instead of waiting until later summer to schedule your child’s physical, now may be a better time.
When it comes to sodium intake among adults, the general consensus is that high consumption will increase risk of hypertension and stroke. How about children? Does a high sodium intake pose the same risks for children and adolescents as it does for adults?
We’ve all been there. Your toddler is having a meltdown in the middle of the grocery store aisle. What do you do now? Truth be told, there is no perfect way to handle your child’s temper tantrum. These tips may offer some techniques you haven’t tried yet.
As parents, it can be tempting to control the types and amounts of food that children eat, but these well-intentioned actions can sometimes create feeding problems, such as overeating, rebellious eating and secrecy eating. Raising kids who are healthy eaters starts by becoming familiar with some typical eating behaviors of children.
Fever in an infant who is less than 3 months old is cause for concern. A fever in this age group can be a sign of a serious bacterial infection that requires urgent medical treatment.
A child’s confidence depends on hearing certain messages, and parents are in the best position to send them. Confident children know their own goodness, and that they are worthy of being loved and belonging with their friends and family.
HPV (human papilloma virus) is a common virus among young adults. According to the Centers for Disease Control, almost 80 million Americans currently have the virus, and an additional 14 million will contract it each year.
The next time you go to see your health care provider for an upper respiratory illness — a cough or cold — don't assume you'll get a prescription for an antibiotic. While antibiotics don't treat viral illnesses, you can use these seven tips to help with recovery.
As soon as a child is not feeling well, parents begin to think of ways to alleviate symptoms and, ultimately, help their child’s symptoms resolve.
In our increasingly digitalized world, where most of us and even our children own electronic devices with screens, many parents and adults worry about the impact of screen use for themselves and their children.
The backpack is as much as a part of school life as homework. Kids use backpacks to carry everything they need. Unfortunately, the weight of everything they need stuffed into an improperly worn backpack may lead to sore joints and muscles.
At the end of a wonderful summer and as families are returning to school and new routines, the question of “How much sleep does my child need?” might arise if you find your child is struggling.