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When Brandon was 7 years old, he had a body mass index (BMI) in the 99th percentile and his blood pressure was well above normal. Find out how his mom made major life changes for the whole family, thanks to help from our Weight Management Program.
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One in every 20 kids has a food allergy. Does your child?
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One in every 20 kids has a food allergy. Does your child? Information about the Allergy program at Children's Hospital Colorado. Parker Pediatrics and Adolescents, Parker, CO. www.parkerpediatrics.com
A healthy recipe for kids during hot summer months!
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Banana ice cream (banana helado) - healthy ice cream for the kids and they can even help make it! Add chocolate chips too for a special dessert treat!
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10 Healthy Valentine's Day Snacks for Kids
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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.
The wait is over! This month, 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. The nutrition and activity program was developed by researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Health and Wellness Center, in collaboration with the Children’s Hospital Colorado Foundation and the two school districts.
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.
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Do you ever wonder what you should be packing in your kids’ lunch to fuel a long school day? Our clinical nutritionist recommends what healthy foods can help.
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School Lunch Food Safety - great tips!
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Healthy School Food Resources-- Some of our favorite resources to help you promote healthy daycare meals and snacks
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.
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(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.
(Photo credit: Jason Kane, PBS News Hour) Rates of whooping cough (pertussis) have increased in Colorado. Here are the top 10 things you need to know, from Colorado Children's Immunization Coalition.
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.
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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.
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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: http://youthsportsblog.childrenscolorado.org/training-tips/ready-set-go-marathon-training-tips/
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.
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Here's a fun idea for this weekend: Take your family on a wildflower hike! From columbines to wild roses, find out what hiking hotspots are best for wildflowers this summer.