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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.
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Learn how to make watermelon pizza from the experts at Children's Colorado. This colorful, kid-friendly recipe includes strawberry preserves, white chocolate chips, raisins, chopped walnuts and shredded coconut.

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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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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.

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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.

Five Fun Fall Hikes for Families in Colorado « Colorado SportStop

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.

The Difference Between Ice Cream and Frozen Yogurt

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Whooping Cough Outbreak: Top 10 Things You Should Know

(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.

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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?

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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