Dear Dads-to-Be: What’s in your genes? Things like hair color, eye color, bone structure and height are just a few of the million biological characteristics you pas
As summer approaches, we look forward to sunshine, flip-flops and endless days splashing in the pool. As a pediatrician, I highly encourage my patients to switch off thei
If you’re trying to live a healthier life, you probably focus a lot on what you eat and probably don’t give much thought to when you eat – but you shoul
If you’re the parent of an adolescent athlete, it’s possible you’ve also been the parent of an injured athlete or may be in the future. According to the
Whether you’re curled up with a book or sprinting for a bus, your heart works hard for you – a healthy one beats 100,000 times and pumps about 2,000 gallons o
Why Free Swim Lessons? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately two children ages 14 or younger die from unintentional drowning ea
Did you know that CPR education is now required in the D.C. metro area to graduate high school? Trainings are designed by the American Heart Association to train groups o
You know those nights when you just can’t sleep, when your mind is racing or when you’re tense and wound up? Those symptoms aren’t reserved for adults.
Youth sports offer a host of emotional and physical benefits, from helping kids stay active to building self-esteem and learning to work with others. But knowing which sp
Childhood may seem to move at a faster pace these days, but children don’t. New research from the American Heart Association shows that today’s children are s
Crisp winter air, brisk exercise and rosy cheeks; cold-weather activities like skiing, sledding, snowboarding and ice hockey seem to epitomize wholesome winter fun. It&rs
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