Find information on many health topics, listed A to Z.
Eating as a family can be more than just shared conversations — it’s building relationships. Nutrition educator Katie Johnson shares a few tips that can make it easier to plan and prep meals.
The early years in a child’s life have a significant effect on his or her future learning, behavior and well-being. Adverse childhood experiences, known as ACEs, create toxic levels of stress that can harm brain development.
It may seem hard to believe, but there is a lot of truth behind the idea that happiness is a choice. It's unrealistic, of course, to snap your fingers and decide to be happy. So, just how can you do that?
Do you wake up feeling sluggish most mornings? Have caffeinated beverages become a necessity to help power you through the day? If this sounds familiar, it's time to ditch the quick fixes you rely on, and develop an energy management plan.
Life happens, even for kids: bullying, school problems, hunger, problems at home, illness, divorce and the list goes on. Stress can affect children the same way it affects adults, so what can we do to help those kids in need of a little support?
Living healthy is an excellent goal to aim for. Research and medical studies often promote the mental and physical benefits of a healthy lifestyle. So why do we still break our healthy promises when we know staying healthy helps us feel better?
Holidays can be particularly difficult, but adopting a healthy eating mindset is important throughout the entire year. Read on for tips on how to improve your approach to balanced, mindful nutrition.
The average teenager spends approximately nine hours per day looking at a screen, while younger children often spend up to six hours a day engaging with a screen. Technology has changed the way we live, interact and communicate — all of which has significant health consequences.
Suicide is a serious problem. Suicide is a human problem and affects people in all walks of life, culture and socioeconomic status. It’s the second leading cause of death for individuals ages 10-34 and the fourth leading cause of death for those ages 35-54. Suicide is preventable. Most people want to live — they’re simply unable to see alternative solutions and feel stuck.
It’s Thanksgiving Day as I write about gratitude — a fitting day. For me, gratitude and being present in the moment has often been a saving grace when my head wants to travel to a place that will likely prove to cause unease.
Bariatric surgery is an available treatment for severe obesity that consistently achieves and maintains substantial weight loss, and improves health and quality of life. Let’s review some misconceptions.
Sending children off to college or into the real world is usually a proud time for parents. But there also can be sadness, especially when it's the last child to leave home.