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Childhood Obesity: How Emotions and Stress Weigh In

Childhood Obesity: How Emotions and Stress Weigh In

Health campaigns target kids bad eating habits and a sedentary lifestyle. But what about emotional issues, stress and poor coping mechanisms?

December 2011
What to Do When Children Fake Sick

What to Do When Children Fake Sick

Why do kids put on the act? Here, parents can get some insight into the reasons their students want to skip school, and what they can do.

November 2011
Drunken Gummy Bears Trend

Drunken Gummy Bears Trend

This grown-up mix of vodka and candy is becoming a dangerous teen favorite. Here's what parents need to know about this alcohol concern.

October 2011
New Guidelines for ADHD in Kids

New Guidelines for ADHD in Kids

They now cover a wider span of ages. Get insight on the updates, signs parents and doctors should look for, and recommendations for treatment.

October 2011
Infant Mortality in Detroit: Finding Solutions

Infant Mortality in Detroit: Finding Solutions

In the city, a new community based initiative pairs at-risk mothers with mentors to ensure they receive necessary resources for their newborn babies.

October 2011
Should You Delay or Skip Giving Your Kids Shots?

Should You Delay or Skip Giving Your Kids Shots?

A University of Michigan study finds parents using alternate immunization schedules. Learn when it's OK and get other insight on the pros and cons.

October 2011
5210 to Family Health

5210 to Family Health

As part of its HAP Family Challenge, the Michigan insurance provider shares some smart, easy tips to get your kids on track.

August 2011
Tried and True Kids' Health Tips

Tried and True Kids' Health Tips

Sure bets that are often ignored: These five pieces of advice from southeast Michigan doctors take family health back to basics.

July 2011
Good 'Karma': Danialle Karmanos

Good 'Karma': Danialle Karmanos

Balance is key for this Oakland County mom, from her quest to conquer childhood obesity with yoga, to raising three small kids.

July 2011
Metro Parent's 2011 Mom Approved Docs

Metro Parent's 2011 Mom Approved Docs

The top doctors in southeastern Michigan in 2011 – according to local moms and dads.

June 2011
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