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Food allergies: More than an inconvenience

One in every 13 children under the age of 18 has a food allergy. More than one-third are allergic to multiple foods. Among preschoolers, the incidence is one in 10. Alarming numbers for sure.

Mentor ATA Martial Arts builds confidence and develops important life skills

Kids and adults can build confidence, achieve personal goals, gain perseverance, and stay fit by training at Mentor ATA Martial Arts and Karate for Kids.

A parent's guide to holiday travel and staying healthy

Taking preventive steps and preparing in advance can help to ensure a healthy holiday for your children and your entire family.

New pediatric concussion baselines testing now available to area parents & children

Establishing your child's baseline when healthy will help your doctor determine when it will be safe for your child to return to play after a brain injury.

Sneaky ways to get kids to eat vegetables

It's recommended that kids eat three servings of veggies per day. This may seem like quite a feat, especially if your child has declared chicken nuggets to be their main source of nutrition.

Why social media behavior matters

Children today spend more time online than they do in school or with their parents so it's vital to teach them how to be wise, competent and empowered users of technology.

Speech pathologist helps children enhance social skills and build friendships

Nicole Gerami, a speech pathologist with a masters in pathology, specializes in helping children with a wide range of delays, both on an individual basis, and in groups.

Women and ADD: The Hidden Disability

ADD affects between three and five percent of the population. However, adult ADD, especially as it appears in women, often goes unrecognized.

Engaging the daydreamer

While many dreamers are creative and bright children, they may have trouble getting work done at school, struggle with paying attention to the teacher, and can get pegged as slackers.

A healthy approach to sending your kids back to school

Here are some tips to help make your job a little easier in giving your kids a healthy start for the new school year.