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Keep your kids (and husband) healthy using our expert tips and advice.

It was 7 p.m. and my 11-year-old son, Charlie, was lying across two dining room chairs playing with the cat.

Three ways to keep your children injury-free.

Encouraging your kids to join a sports team is a good thing — unless they overdo it. Too many young athletes are getting hurt at increasingly higher rates.

Whether the kids are off for the summer or at school, health problems arise. From not getting enough rest to bad study habits, here's how to handle issues affecting your student.

Looking after an elderly loved one can be similar to raising a child, except your kid wouldn't accuse you of hiding the car keys. Learn how to handle difficult situations and still keep your cool.

Everything you need to know about reading and understanding food packaging.

Many years ago, I decided to start running. I began by alternating between walking and jogging every 30 seconds. Eventually, I worked my way up to running 10K races. My first competition was fun!

Take control of your health with the latest apps and digital tools that bring everything to your fingertips, including the local doctor's office.

Get expert advice on how to protect your active teen during sports season.

Our roundup of medical apps to help you know when your child's illness warrants a medical visit.

Maybe you know someone whose teenager has suffered a brain injury playing sports — a colleague at work, the neighbor down the block, your BFF from college.

When your child is struggling with his or her size, you might be at a loss for words. But knowing exactly what to say can place your kid on a path to a healthier life.

Protect your children's skin by making sure they avoid these three common mistakes.

Three reasons why energy drinks could be harmful to your teen's health.

We asked an optometrist when over-the-counter options are sufficient and when it's time to set up a doctor's appointment.

Jennifer Byde Myers' work with autism, including taking care of her 12-year-old autistic son Jack, has taught her valuable lessons in parenting.

Hot flashes. Sleepless nights. Weight gain. Intense crabbiness. You don't have to struggle through symptoms. There's actually an art to surviving, even thriving, through the change.