Health & Fitness

Prioritizing Mental Health Keeps Kids Safe and Alive

When kids' mental health needs aren't met, they may turn to drugs to cope. This can lead to run-ins with police and even suicide. Oakland Community Health Network explains why – and how you can help.

Hormones? Antibiotics? Udder Nonsense.

Michigan dairy farmers want your kids to stay just as healthy as their cows, which is why they keep your milk free of antibiotics and added hormones.

First Aid Certification and CPR Classes in Metro Detroit

Parents: Sign up to get the information and skills that could help you save your child's life. Our list includes first aid and CPR classes in metro Detroit and Ann Arbor.

Summer Safety Tips for Children: Basic First Aid for Summer Injuries

From bee stings to burns, there are a number of things that can happen to your child during the summer. Here, learn basic summer safety tips to treat common injuries this time of year.

How to Avoid Tick Bites and Keep Your Kids Safe

A local pediatrician explains how to avoid tick bites, what to do if your family gets bitten and how to recognize the diseases that they carry.

What is Hell’s Itch? How You Can Treat It

'Hell's itch' happens exactly two days after a sunburn. Find out more about it here.

5 Hidden Summer Risks for Kids

A Children's Hospital of Michigan physician explains why emergency department visits surge this time of year.

The Downfalls of a Dairy-Free Diet

Parents across the country are opting to ditch the dairy in their children's diets. But what kind of impact does that have on overall health?

Disclosing a Mental Illness: Who Should You Tell?

When to tell others if you or your child has a mental health condition can be a difficult decision. A local expert weighs in.

The Right Food for Your Smile

What kids eat can affect all areas of their health, including their teeth. Consider these nutritious snack ideas.

Contact Sports and Adolescent Concussions

Many young athletes who play football, lacrosse and similar sports have had at least one concussion, the University of Michigan reports. What are the signs – and how can concussions be avoided?

What is Gestational Diabetes? An Expert Weighs In

Are you wondering 'What is gestational diabetes?' This common complication of pregnancy can usually be well-controlled but requires close monitoring.
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