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5 Healthy Lessons Kids Learn By Playing Sports

Only one in four children get the recommended 60 minutes of physical activity and about one-third of American children are overweight or obese. That being […]

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NICU to Now: How Doctors Helped This Family Move Forward After a Difficult Prognosis

When Veronica Rivera-Santiago’s daughter, Melanie, was born she had no idea of the complicated medical path that lied ahead. Their newborn wasn’t able to eat, […]

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Campfire Caution: How to Avoid Burn Injuries this Fall

There’s no question that fall is camping season, which means that you and your family are likely to find yourselves roasting marshmallows around a campfire […]

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Best Snacks and Packs for Fall Camping with Kids

When your child is preparing for their first fall camping trip, one thing’s for sure: an empty stomach in the great outdoors is not an […]

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How to Reinstate the Morning Routine Before the New School Year

For some children, there’s nothing more alarming than the buzz of the clock on the first morning of the new school year. In a few […]

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4 Tips for Young Athletes to Avoid Overheating and Injury During Preseason Practices

As every young athlete knows, making the transition from sleeping in all summer break to breaking a sweat with early morning scrimmages and suicide runs […]

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Summer Safety 101: Four Tips for Safe Swimming This Summer

On a hot summer day, there’s almost no better place than the pool. So when you’ve exhausted all other options—the park, the sprinkler, the comfort […]

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Summer Safety 101: How to Keep Kids Safe Around Fireworks (And Sparklers)

Nothing feels more like summer than the twinkle of sparklers, the boom of fireworks and the smell of barbeque in the backyard. But with all […]

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Patient Story: The Three Words That Changed Her Life Forever   

When you’re 16, where you’ll meet up with your friends or how you’ll spend your summer vacation are usually the top priorities to make a […]

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6 Summertime Nutrition Tips for Tackling Snacks, Picky Eaters, and Time on the Go

The car is packed and the kids are ready for summer vacation to officially begin.  It’s nearly time for another action-packed season of family road […]

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7 Essential Rules for Planning a Fun (and Safe) Summer Vacation

The heat is on and summer vacation is just around the corner. As you start daydreaming about weekend road trips or a long week at […]

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This Critical Care Center is Impacting More Than Philadelphia’s Skyline

When seconds make all the difference in receiving urgent care, there’s no time to spare trying to navigate traffic. That’s why St. Christopher’s Hospital for […]

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How To Keep Active Kids Injury-Free This Spring

Sunnier skies and warmer temperatures mean kids can finally spend more time running, jumping, climbing, and skating outside before the sun sets. But while those […]

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5 Nutritious and Original School Lunches That Satisfy Kids & Parents

Ask any parent and they’ll tell you there’s a certain art to packing the perfect brown bag. It needs to be healthy, but also delicious […]

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10 Tips for Inspiring Healthy Dental Habits in Kids

After a month filled with candy hearts and boxes of candy chocolates, it’s no wonder the American Dental Association dubbed the month of February National […]

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