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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.

Feeling the Heat? Act Quickly to Cool Burns

Feeling the Heat? Act Quickly to Cool Burns

Summer heat takes on a whole new meaning as warm weather draws more people outside to work, play and dine. This is the time of year when the number of burn injuries increases right along with the temperature. Kessler Burn Center program director Holly Moynihan offers advice for treating burns.

Lead Poisoning: Is Your Child At Risk?

Lead Poisoning: Is Your Child At Risk?

If you and your family live in an older home, your child could be at risk for lead poisoning—and there is no cure for this serious condition. The good news is that lead poisoning is preventable. Golisano Children’s Hospital pediatrician Dr. Stanley Schaffer shares steps you can take to protect your children.