Health & Fitness

What’s Your Breast Cancer Risk? How to Find Out

With changing mammogram recommendations and uncertainty over risk factors, a local expert with the DMC Medical Group offers guidance.

3 Tips to Getting the Most From Your Child’s Pediatrician

It's one of the most important bonds you'll cultivate during your child's life. A pediatrician with Shelby Pediatric Associates & Child Lung Center offers advice on how to make the most of this relationship.

The Importance of Addressing Mental Health in Schools

Young people spend a lot of their time in school – a place to learn, grow and connect with others. But when a child or...

Rethinking Your Drink: Ditching Sugar

Sugary beverages can wreak havoc on you and your child’s health. Here are some alternatives for your family to try.

10 Easy Exercises for Kids That are Fun and Effective

Keeping active is key to good health from a young age. But getting kids engaged can be tricky. Try these easy exercises for kids to get your child up and moving.

How to Keep Kids from Choking on Food

Learn what choking hazards hide in your child's diet, find out how to prevent your child from choking on food and what to do if it happens.

How to Help Kids Deal With ‘Hangriness’ and Over-Exhaustion

Young kids experience hunger, exhaustion and illness more intensely than older kids and adults. Find out how parents can help kids with deal with hangriness.

Ways Families Can Protect Themselves from Childhood Diseases

A new school year brings fresh opportunity to spread germs. Here, a Children's Hospital of Michigan physician offers advice on keeping kids and parents healthy all year.

Family Health Programs for Kids in Detroit

Families seeking fitness and overall health programs for kids in Detroit should check out these options in schools and the community.

National Recovery Month Gives a Voice to Those with Substance Use...

The stigma attached to substance use often forces people to battle in silence. Oakland Community Health Network officials say National Recovery Month in September offers much-needed support.

Beating the Back-to-School Blues

During the first month of school, anxiety and depression can ramp up for students. A pediatrician with Shelby Pediatric Associates & Child Lung Center offers advice for parents on helping kids overcome their back-to-school blues.

The Truth About Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Why it's not just a personality quirk – and how families can find help.