Healthy Kids Archive: September, 2013

Vaccine refusal linked to large whooping cough outbreak

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Vaccine refusal played a role in the large whooping cough outbreak of 2010 in California, found a study released today online from Pediatrics... Read more

Toys R Us recalls Journey Girl Travel Trunks

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Toys R Us recalled about 12,650 Journey Girl Travel Trunks because the blue metal handle on the trunk can be sharp, presenting a laceration... Read more

Healthy family recipe: Crispy Edamame 'Popcorn'

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Put that microwave popcorn back on the shelf. This is your new savory snack that the whole family will love, and you will love knowing how... Read more

W.S. Badger Company recalls select lots of daily SPF 30 kids & baby sunscreen lotions

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W.S. Badger Company recalled select lots of daily SPF 30 kids & baby sunscreen lotions due to microbial contamination. The products were... Read more

What are safe ways to help teens quit smoking?

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Almost 50 years ago, I was in the front row when the Surgeon General of the United States, Luther Terry, made the first official announcement... Read more

5 ways families can fight obesity

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Could the childhood Obesity Epidemic really be improving? A recent study published in Pediatrics showed improving trends in physical activity... Read more

How to talk to your preschooler about private parts

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Today's guest blogger is Janet Rosenzweig, MS, PhD, MPA, the national consultant for child sexual abuse prevention for Prevent Child Abuse... Read more

Philly Play! promotes play as a way to healthier lifestyle

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Today's guest blogger is Bobby Henon, a Philadelphia City Councilman representing the 6th District in Northeast Philadelphia. He can be reached... Read more