Kids Health & Wellbeing Top Stories

From childhood obesity to teen depression, what you need to know to help keep your grandkids happy and healthy.

Meditation for Kids: How it Works in School, at Home, and Beyond

By Kristen Sturt | Kids Health & Wellbeing

Mindfulness practices and simple meditation techniques can help kids focus, relax, and excel in school.

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How to Recognize Mental Illness in Children and Teens

By Kristen Sturt | Kids Health & Wellbeing

Is it normal kid behavior, or is it something more serious? Learn the signs of mental illness and how to help.

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W-Sitting: Not Good for Grandkids?

By Kristen Sturt | Kids Health & Wellbeing

You've heard the warnings. Is w-sitting a normal part of child development or an invite to lifelong orthopedic issues?

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How to Spot the Signs of Developmental Disability in Children

By Kristen Sturt | Kids Health & Wellbeing

What to look out for and how to address ADHD, autism, and more.

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Synthetics: The Scary New Drugs Kids Are Abusing

By Sara Schwartz | Kids Health & Wellbeing

These new drugs are easy to get, look harmless, and teenagers are dying from them.

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Your Grandkids Are Making Each Other Fat

By Andrea Atkins | Kids Health & Wellbeing

A new study finds that siblings are more influential than parents when it comes to body weight.

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The Truth About Vaccines and Autism

By Andrea Atkins | Kids Health & Wellbeing

While debate over vaccines and autism rages on in some circles, the medical community has come to a definitive decision.

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Watch Those Pills! Keep Grandkids Safe from Your Medication

By Jennifer Kelly Geddes | Kids Health & Wellbeing

Thousands of kids are ending up in the ER. Here’s how you can prevent poisoning in your home.

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Why Do So Many Kids Have Food Allergies?

By Andrea Atkins | Kids Health & Wellbeing

More kids than ever before have allergies, some of which can be life-threatening. New research suggests that help may be on the way.

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The Incredible Benefits of Baby Talk

By Julie Weingarden Dubin | Kids Health & Wellbeing

All that cooing you do could actually be helping your grandchild build her language skills.

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