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Published: 11/02/2012 by Clare Safran-Norton, Ph.D. in Education
School backpacks can do more than carry books; they can injure your kids if not worn properly. Here's some great information and tips from a Boston physical therapist who sees plenty of patients with backpack-related injuries.
Published: 10/12/2012 by Deirdre Wilson in Health & Wellness
In spite of increased public awareness of the dangers of concussions in young athletes, a new survey finds that dads who played football and suffered a concussion when they were younger want their young kids to play tackle football.
Published: 08/15/2012 by Huy Nguyen, M.D in Education
If your child has asthma, the school environment can often exacerbate his or her condition. Here, from the Boston Public Health Commission, are some great tips to help your child breathe a little easier this school year.
Published: 08/10/2012 by Deirdre Wilson and Amy McCarthy in Health & Wellness
Massachusetts public health officials are on the lookout for mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) this summer.
Published: 07/20/2012 by Susan Flynn, Rebecca Delaney and Michelle Xiarhos Curran in Eating & Nutrition
The Boston Parents Paper's 2012 Family Favorites, as selected by readers and evaluated by our editorial staff, include top places to dine, shop, explore and have fun across Eastern Massachusetts.
Published: 07/20/2012 by Janine DeFao in Behavior
Feeling anxious or worried is a normal part of childhood. But some kids have trouble getting beyond that worry and develop an anxiety disorder, in which worry and fear become persistent and disruptive. Here's how to spot it and what to do.
A decline in the vaccination rate, coupled with a resurgence of measles abroad could spell trouble for American families who haven't had their children immunized for measles. The disease, once thought eradicated, seems to be making a comeback.