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Healthy Living

Children's Hospital Colorado has a long history of advocating to improve the health and safety of kids. To receive information about wellness tips, recipes, fun activities in Colorado and more, follow our board and visit www.childrenscolorado.org/wellness.

Make the world's healthiest salad! Mix and match 3,125 possible combinations out of these ingredients.

A healthy recipe for kids during hot summer months!

How to Burn Calories by Playing Outdoors | from the Experts at Children's Hospital Colorado - Denver Area, Rocky Mountain Region

Check out these six tips for staying active during the holiday season!

Try this easy to make taco recipe from our nutrition experts!

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All 5th graders in Aurora Public Schools and Cherry Creek Schools are learning about making healthy living choices through the first-of its-kind “5th Gear Kids” program.

Want to teach your kids to ride a bike before winter comes? Well, it’s not too late! Learn more about our Bikes For Life program.

Fall is the perfect time of year to take your family on a hike! Check out our blog for five Colorado hiking hotspots for families.

Watch this neat video about our Bikes For Life program that is teaching kids how to ride bikes to help combat childhood obesity now and in the future.

Inspiration of our day. Check out a list of helpful prevention resources for our families.

With frozen yogurt shops popping up everywhere, you might wonder if "froyo" is healthier for your kids than ice cream. See what our clinical dietician has to say in our blog.

(Photo credit: Jason Kane, PBS News Hour) Rates of pertussis (whooping cough) have reached epidemic levels in Colorado. Here are the top 10 things you need to know, from our friends at Colorado Children's Immunization Coalition.

Looking for a “cool” summer activity to do with the kids? How about making homemade popsicles? Here's an easy, fun and healthy recipe.

Do you know how much sun your kids should be getting each day? How about how much sunscreen they should be putting on? Find out why vitamin D and sunscreen are important and how to get the right amount for each.

Vitamin D vs. Sunscreen: What is the Healthy Balance?

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Training for a half-marathon is a big commitment but a wonderful achievement. Use these helpful half-marathon training tips to keep you healthy and to ensure that you enjoy running for the long-term.

We just added a new Medication and Allergy list, which lets you track important info about your family’s prescriptions and over-the-counter medication. Download the iPhone, iPad and iTouch ChildrensMD app now.