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Flu Review

Flu season is well underway! The Center for Disease Control details the best ways to protect against the flu, such…

Matters of the Heart

According to reports, an estimated 3.5 percent of all kids and teens have hypertension. Here’s the lowdown on high blood pressure in kids.

The Best Defense

Looking to learn something new? Empowering as they are practical, self-defense classes help women learn to protect themselves and others…

Mind Your Child’s Mind

Overall brain health is about more than what kids eat. When they sleep, their activity level and how secure they feel are also key contributors to their overall well-being and brain health, experts say. So parents need to help their kids find the right balance of food, activity and sleep—and make sure kids feel secure—so those developing brains function better. 

Why Won't My Child Sleep?

With the school year approaching, start working out your kids’ sleep problems now. Here are 6 common sleep problems and how to solve them, plus local sleep centers in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Don’t Drink the Water

Until the Flint, Michigan, water crisis was exposed, where cost-cutting measures led to tainted drinking water that contained lead and other toxins,…

Yoga for Kids

Cat, cow, downward-facing dog, tree. All yoga poses that little ones can do to improve mind, body and spirit. Recent…

Superfoods To Go

It’s not easy being green — that is, chopping and blending produce every morning to make healthy smoothies. Fortunately, Daily…

Silent Sufferers

In the short term, having a parent who is addicted to drugs or alcohol can make a child lose his sense of self. He may be embarrassed to bring friends home. Long term, children with parents who suffer from addiction have an increased incidence of academic problems, mental illness, criminal behavior and early use — and abuse — of the same substances that bind and restrict their parents.

Teaching Kids to Think for Themselves

Most brain development in children happens before the age of 3. So parents are encouraged to actively engage in their child’s initial touching, talking, reading and playing experiences, which leads to successful parent-guided parent-child collaborations in the future. That’s right: The molding of good decision makers starts at infancy and grows from there.

Diagnosing Autism in Infants

A new study is the first to show that it may be possible to predict which high-risk infants (those who have an older sibling with autism) would be diagnosed with autism at 24 months.

She's Not There

PANDAS was first identified and labeled in the mid-1990s by investigators at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). Basically, a bacterial infection such as strep prompts the immune system to produce antibodies.