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Active Kids Make Healthier Adults
Even a small increase in the number of kids who get regular exercise could help keep kids healthier into adulthood and save billions in medical costs, a new study found.
Teens and Muscle-Building Supplements
Although muscle-building supplements are not recommended in teenagers younger than 18, teens may have easy access to them, a new study found.
Why Athletes Should Keep an Eye on Their Eyes
In sports, keeping your eyes safe may be just as important as keeping your eyes on the ball, according to a new study.
How to Keep Your Kids Active and Engaged This Summer
School is out and summer vacation has started. Instead of letting your children plop in front of the television for the next three months, keep them engaged and active this summer.
How Fit Are Young Teens?
As teen obesity rates climb, the role of schools in shaping students' exercise habits has come under intense scrutiny. And there may be a good reason why.
Keeping Kids Active When Summer Ends
When it's summertime, kids tend to spend their days playing outside or splashing around at the pool. And all that activity is a good thing. But how can you help keep your kid's activity level up when school starts again?
How Screen Time Might Affect Teenage Bones
Some teens act like they can't live without their phones, tablets or computers. But parents may be wise to set screen-time limits.
Just for Kids: Summer Fun, Summer Health
The end of the school year is here. That means now may be a good time to start thinking about how to keep your kids healthy and safe this summer.
4 Steps to Help Prevent Birth Defects
Pregnant women can decrease the chances of birth defects by following four healthy strategies.
Teens Lost Most Weight With Combination Training
Exercise is an important tool in fighting obesity in young people. But which type of exercise is the most effective?