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Lunchtime H2O May Be Key to Curbing Kids’ Obesity

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Plan an Allergy-Safe Halloween for Your Child

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Common-sense rules will make Fright Night less scary

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Happier Mealtimes, Healthier Eating for Kids

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A positive atmosphere prompts preschoolers to eat more fruits, vegetables and other healthy foods

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Asthma Drug Tied to Nightmares, Depression

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But experts stress Singulair also has lifesaving benefits
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Could Pests, Dust Lower Kids’ Odds for Asthma?

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Inner-city study found early exposure to cockroaches and mice droppings seemed protective

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Brown-Bagging It? Think Outside the Box

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Dietitian shares tips for tasty, affordable lunches

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Smoking Bans Help Kids Breathe Easier

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Analysis found anti-smoking policies were linked to drops in childhood chest infections, asthma attacks
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Cookies, Apples or Yogurt? Not Always a Simple Choice for Kids

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Snack preferences drive buying decisions, but brands and allowance also play a part, researchers say

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Young Breakfast Skippers Lack Vital Nutrients

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Calcium, iron and folate may be shortchanged when morning meal is missed
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Can Breast Milk Feed a Love of Vegetables?

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Think of it as an early stealth strategy in the war against picky eating, researchers say

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