Kids today running much slower than kids 30 years ago
Study looks at running as an indication of cardiovascular fitness in children, but the findings don’t bode well for adult health.
Children donate money to buy bulletproof vests for police dogs
In 2 separate occasions, these kids raised money to keep their local K-9 officers safe on the job.
Special teddy bear could help kids cope with diabetes
Children can feed Jerry the Bear, regulate his insulin, prick his fingers and even play games via the large screen on his chest.
5 healthy habits for kids heading back to school
Since summer is winding down, here are several ways to make sure your kids’ return to the school routine includes healthy habits.
Could your child survive alone in the woods?
There’s a hierarchy of survival skills that are more age-appropriate for children than teaching them how to skin a squirrel for supper. Here’s what your kid should know.
Kids who bike, walk to school have better concentration
New Danish study confirms that walking and biking to school helps kids perform better throughout the day.
11 foods that children choke on most
A new study finds surprising numbers about food choking hazards and warns parents what to watch out for.
In 2008, 9-year-old Katie Stagliano brought a tiny cabbage seedling home from school. As she cared for her cabbage, it grew to 40 pounds. Katie donated her cabbage to a soup kitchen where it helped to feed more than 275 people. Moved by the experience of seeing how many people could benefit from the donation of fresh produce to soup kitchens, Katie decided to start vegetable gardens and donate the harvest to help feed people in need. Today, Katie’s Krops donates thousands of pounds of fresh produce from numerous gardens to organizations that help people in need.
8 amazing kids who changed the world
Why more kids have high blood pressure
Processed foods high in sodium are largely to blame for the rise in high blood pressure among U.S. children.