Does screen time benefit my child in any way?

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Electronic devices and television may not actually harm your brain! Over the years, there has been much debate in the neuroscience research... Read more

Get signed up! The Healthy Kids Running Series starts soon

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Spring is here, bringing with it warmer winds and later days for antsy children to get outside to burn some energy! The start of spring is... Read more

Lyme disease continues to spread this season

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Working in the emergency room at Children's Hospital Pittsburgh earlier this month, some very worried parents had brought in their a 6-year-old... Read more

American parents are miserable: How can we help them?

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Our Constitution may guarantee all Americans the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness – but it turns out that Americans... Read more

Healthy family recipe: Mean and lean zucchini fries

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Celebrate the start of spring with this fun and seasonal snack recipe. Zucchini is a mild green vegetable in the squash family. It’s... Read more

Can drinking fruit juice affect your child’s weight?

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As kids, we were told to drink juice because it was good for us. We used to drink just one small glass and never thought twice about it effecting... Read more

The dangers of marijuana edibles for kids

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Today’s guest blogger is Blair Thornley, PharmD, CSPI, a certified specialist in poison information and public education coordinator... Read more

How to help your child manage spring allergies

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Today’s guest blogger is Joanna Johnson, MD, FAAAAI, Allergist, Pulmonology & Allergy, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children... Read more