Healthy Kids Archive: February, 2012

The big deal about juice

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Growing up, my family always had orange juice in the refrigerator. Weekday breakfasts were a no brainer: oatmeal or an English muffin and orange... Read more

Keep 'em laughing

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Moving from “kid” to “teen” isn’t easy. Everything is changing – their bodies, minds, emotions, friendships... Read more

HPV Vaccine for Young Men, Too

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A few weeks ago, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration changed their recommendation for the HPV... Read more

Baseball season, video games and more

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Three interesting articles from HealthDay you might want to take a look at: - 'Active' Video Games May Not Boost Kids' Fitness looks... Read more

Talking with teens about tanning

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Tanning bed use by teens is in the news again, as 18 states consider following California’s lead in restricting their use among those... Read more

Bath Salts: Dangerous Drugs in Disguise

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Parent alert! With innocent-sounding names like Monkey Dust, Purple Rain, White Rush and Vanilla Sky, “bath salts” may sound like... Read more

Kids' colds: When to see the doctor

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Today we welcome another regular contributor to the Healthy Kids blog: Stephen C. Aronoff, M.D., M.B.A., Waldo E. Nelson Chair, Department... Read more

Pediatric CPR and you

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Early CPR can triple the survival rate of a child or an adult who has suffered from cardiac arrest. In this week's Healthy Kids Minute... Read more