Healthy-Heart Recipe Ideas: One Day. Three Meals.

When we think about foods related to heart health, we’re referring to ones that can help us prevent or manage conditions in our children like high blood pressure and high cholesterol. On the Lookout: Fats, Fiber and Salt There are different types of fats that have drastically different effects on your heart: Trans-fats are manmade [...]

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Be The Match: Q&A From a Stem Cell Donor

Children’s HealthSM will be hosting its 24th annual Be The Match registry drive on Monday, Feb. 16. Joining the Be The Match registry is easy and painless. And when you join the registry, you are one step closer to saving a life. Check out the registry drive times and locations near you. In 2013, we interviewed [...]

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Swab a Cheek. Save a Life.

For patients diagnosed with leukemia, lymphoma and other life-threatening diseases, a bone marrow or cord blood transplant may be their best or only hope for a cure. Yet 70% of patients who need a transplant do not have a matching donor in their family. They depend on Be The Match® an international marrow donor program [...]

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Measles Outbreak: The 5 Answers You May Be Looking For

Our expert’s message is simple — parents need to vaccinate their children. “It would be a tragedy if measles once again took a foothold in this country,” –Dr. Jeffrey Kahn, Division Director of Infectious Diseases at Children’s Health. In the first month of this year, more than 100 people have contracted measles, more cases than [...]

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5 Healthier Alternatives for Your Super Bowl Feast

For most, feasting and football go hand-in-hand on Super Bowl Sunday. Does it surprise you that the average American eats a day’s worth of calories during the game? It’s easier than you may think to create healthier alternatives to the typical game-day snack options. Children’s Health Registered Dietitian Rachel Barraco offers us five ideas for [...]

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