Sunday, August 30, 2015

Anna Nguyen

Healthy family recipe: Fajita turkey burger with guacamole

Friday, August 28, 2015, 5:30 AM
Give your turkey burger a Mexican twist with this easy recipe! You can make it healthier by using lean ground turkey. The original recipe calls for sauteing the bell peppers and onions, but they still turn out well if you skip this step. I like to top my burger with guacamole, salsa, and a dallop of... Read more

Britax recalls certain models of ClickTight convertible car seats

Tuesday, August 18, 2015, 9:28 AM
In cooperation with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Transport Canada, Britax Child Safety, Inc. is recalling certain Advocate ClickTight, Boulevard ClickTight, and Marathon ClickTight model convertible car seats manufactured between August 1, 2014 - July 29, 2015. A list of models... Read more

Healthy family recipe: Tuna noodle casserole

Friday, August 14, 2015, 5:30 AM
The thought of making a casserole may not appeal to some, but I urge you to reconsider! This worked well for a weeknight dinner last week for me, and it was an easy way to get in fish for my entire family. I added in more carrots and peas than the original recipe, and you can always try other combinations... Read more

MZB recalls nearly 2.5 million children’s 'light up' watches

Thursday, August 6, 2015, 8:54 AM
MZB recalled nearly 2.5 million children’s 'light up' watches in the United States and Canada because the case-back of the watch can detach and expose the interior to water, posing a risk of skin irritation, redness, rashes, or chemical burns. This recall involves 303 styles of “Light... Read more

Manhattan Group recalls children’s elephant activity toy

Wednesday, August 5, 2015, 10:15 AM
Manhattan Group recalled about 2,800 My Snuggly Ellie Activity Toys in the United States and Canada because the wooden ring can break into small pieces, posing a choking hazard to young children. The toy is a plush brown elephant with white crinkle ears. There is a green hanging loop on top of its... Read more

Healthy family recipe: Sweet and sour pork

Friday, July 31, 2015, 5:30 AM
Craving sweet and sour pork, but you want to cut down on the fat? This recipe doesn’t deep fry the pork and adds more veggies. The pork is tender and you get crunch instead from topping it with toasted almonds and green onions. From the original recipe, I doubled the sauce (I like a lot of sauce!)... Read more

Bexco recalls DaVinci brand cribs

Thursday, July 30, 2015, 3:16 PM
Bexco recalled about 11,700 DaVinci brand cribs in the United States and Canada because a metal bracket that connects the mattress support to the crib can break, creating an uneven sleeping surface or a gap. If this occurs, a baby can become entrapped in the crib, fall, or suffer lacerations from the... Read more

Stork Craft recalls crib mattresses, potential fire hazard

Thursday, July 30, 2015, 3:10 PM
Stork Craft recalled about 18,300 crib mattresses because they fail to meet the mandatory federal mattress flammability standard for open flames, posing a fire hazard. The recall involves Stork Craft foam crib and crib/toddler mattresses with model numbers 06710-100 and 06710-200 and a date of manufacture... Read more

Kyber Outerwear recalls children’s sweaters

Thursday, July 30, 2015, 2:53 PM
Kyber Outerwear recalled about 3,100 children’s sweaters because they have a drawstring around the neck area that poses a strangulation hazard to children. Drawstrings can become entangled or caught on playground slides, hand rails, school bus doors or other moving objects, posing a significant... Read more

UPPAbaby recalls strollers and rumbleseats

Tuesday, July 28, 2015, 8:42 AM
UPPAbaby recalled 79,000 2015 CRUZ and 2015 VISTA strollers and 2015 RumbleSeat in the United States and Canada because the bumper bar is a choking hazard if a child bites the bumper bar and removes a piece of the foam covering. The company has received 22 reports of children biting off a piece of... Read more
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The Healthy Kids blog is your window into the latest news, research and advice around children's health. Learn more about our growing list of contributors here.

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Anna Nguyen Healthy Kids blog Editor
Sarah Levin Allen, Ph.D., CBIS Assistant Professor of Psychology at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Stephen Aronoff, M.D., M.B.A. Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Temple University Hospital
Peter Bidey, D.O. Medical Director of Family Medicine at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Christopher C. Chang, MD, PhD, MBA, FAAAAI, FACAAI Associate Professor of Medicine in division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Clinical Immunology at UC Davis
Katherine K. Dahlsgaard, Ph.D. Lead Psychologist of The Anxiety Behaviors Clinic at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Gary A. Emmett, M.D., F.A.A.P Director of Hospital Pediatrics at TJU Hospital & Pediatrics Professor at Thomas Jefferson Univ.
Magee DeFelice, M.D. Division Chief of Allergy and Immunology at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
Hazel Guinto-Ocampo, M.D. Chief of Pediatric Emergency Services at Nemours duPont Pediatrics/Bryn Mawr Hospital
Rima Himelstein, M.D. Adolescent Medicine Specialist at Crozer-Keystone Health System
Jessica Kendorski, PhD, NCSP, BCBA-D Associate Professor in School Psychology/Applied Behavior Analysis at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Anita Kulick President & CEO, Educating Communities for Parenting
Janet Rosenzweig, MS, PhD, MPA VP for Programs & Research for Prevent Child Abuse America
Beth Wallace Smith, R.D. Registered Dietitian at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Emiliano Tatar, M.D. Pediatrician at Einstein Healthcare Network Roxborough Plaza
Jeanette Trella, Pharm.D Managing Director at The Poison Control Center at CHOP
W. Douglas Tynan, Ph.D., ABPP Director of Integrated Health Care for American Psychological Association
Flaura Koplin Winston, M.D., Ph.D. Scientific Director of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Center for Injury Research and Prevention
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