Healthy Kids Archive: March, 2013

Does my child need help losing weight?

We welcome Lauren Falini, a bariatric exercise physiologist at Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in the weight management program... Read more

Is your family getting enough veggies?

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Be portion size wise to make sure you are getting enough vegetables. One serving size is equal to 1 cup of raw, or 1/2 cup of cooked veggies... Read more

Whooping cough Q&A: What do I need to know?

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Whooping cough is making a comeback. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 41,000 cases last year in the United States... Read more

No codeine for pain relief after the removal of tonsils, adenoids

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Codeine shouldn’t be given to a child for pain relief after the removal of tonsils or adenoids because the medication could cause death... Read more

Want to boost up your breakfast?

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Want to boost up your breakfast? Add some chopped almonds to yogurt, oatmeal, and smoothies for a boost in protein, vitamin E, and heart healthy... Read more

Check for active ingredients on your child's medications

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With allergy season right around the corner, a child could easily be taking multiple medications for allergies, and a cold or cough. Parents... Read more

Decreasing your family's fat intake

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Make a big impact on your family’s fat intake by moving towards 1% or skim milk. You’ll keep all of the benefits of the protein... Read more

Does your child have oral allergy syndrome?

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Has your child ever told you that certain foods cause tingling and itching in and around the mouth and the back of the throat? Does this... Read more