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Choosing Backpacks: Take a Weight Off Their Shoulders

Choosing Backpacks: Take a Weight Off Their Shoulders

Days are getting shorter, nights are getting cooler, and store shelves are stacked with back-to-school supplies. If you and your child will be shopping for a backpack, you’ll have plenty of choices in colors, sizes and styles. Here are some tips to help you find the backpack that’s best for your child.

What’s for Lunch? Pro Tips to Keep Your Kids Well Fed

What’s for Lunch? Pro Tips to Keep Your Kids Well Fed

Busy family schedules can challenge efforts to keep your kids well fed during the school year. Registered Dietitian April Ho shares some research-proven techniques for making sure they’re eating all their fruits and veggies with far less hassle.

5 Tips for Safe Summer Theme-Park Thrills

5 Tips for Safe Summer Theme-Park Thrills

Amusement parks are mainstays of summer family fun, attracting 375 million Americans annually. If you’ll be among them this year, heeding these tips from Golisano Children’s Hospital’s Dr. Elizabeth Murray may help make the difference between a day of thrill rides and a ride to the hospital.

A Day for Quitters: Great American Smokeout

A Day for Quitters: Great American Smokeout

Quit smoking—even for one day—and you will take an important step toward a healthier life, one that can reduce your risk for cancer as well as cardiovascular and respiratory diseases. The American Cancer Society’s annual Great American Smokeout aims to encourage and support smokers in quitting.

Keeping the 'Treat' in Trick-or-Treating

Keeping the 'Treat' in Trick-or-Treating

Halloween is an exciting time for many children and trick-or-treating is a staple of the fall season. Golisano Children's Hospital pediatrician Dr. Stephen Cook offers advice for avoiding the post-Halloween candy craze while enjoying the festivities.

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