Tips for Eating Wholesome on a Budget

Q. How do I increase the amount of “whole” foods (food that are free from additives or artificial substances) in my family’s diet without doubling our food budget? A. When it comes to health, “real” foods (foods that are mostly natural, with little processing) are best. Forget the diet foods and low-calorie cookies. Focus on adding whole, [...]

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Video Interview: Halloween Safety Tips

How are you keeping your children safe this Halloween? In this week’s Take Charge Parenting interview, Molly Bloomfield, an Injury Prevention Specialist at Children’s HealthSM Children’s Medical Center, shares some Halloween safety tips for parents. If you’re looking for some healthy alternatives to handing out candy, read about ways you can have a healthy Halloween. [...]

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Have a Healthy Halloween

Halloween is almost here, and your little trick-or-treaters are probably getting really excited. But before the big night arrives, Carolyn Ashworth, M.D., the Healthy Lifestyle Program Adviser at Children’s HealthSM, would like to share some tips to help you keep Halloween fun but make it a little healthier. Healthy Halloween Treats Candy that is high [...]

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What Is 3-D Printing and How Does It Make Lives Better?

Picture a tool that allows a surgical team to plan and rehearse a surgery without making a single incision. Imagine a technology that enables a medical practitioner to virtually peel back the layers of soft tissue to provide greater understanding of a particular patient’s anatomy before an operation. Envision a teaching device that educates the [...]

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Video Interview: Children With Asthma

How can you tell if your child has asthma? In this week’s Take Charge Parenting interview, Angela Moemeka, M.D., Vice President and Medical Director of the Children’s HealthSM Community Health Program, talks about the diagnosis and treatment of asthma in children. Previous Take Charge Parenting Interviews What Is Sudden Cardiac Death? Fall Allergies Children With ADHD  

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Video Interview: Children With ADHD

Are you worried about your child’s focus or level of attention in school? In this week’s Take Charge Parenting interview, Catherine Karni, M.D., a child and adolescent psychiatrist and the Medical Director of the Psychiatry Outpatient Service at Children’s HealthSM Children’s Medical Center, provides tips for parents of children with ADHD.   Previous Take Charge Parenting [...]

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