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Archive of Health

Superfoods to the Rescue

Experts agree there are hundreds of “super-good-for-you” foods, and making them a part of your everyday life may be easier — and more delicious — than you think.

Work Out in Style this Spring

Freshen up your workout game and gear up now for our annual Fit Family Challenge, which begins May 1.

Sports and ADHD: A Positive Connection?

If you’d like to incorporate sports into your child’s life to improve his or her ADHD symptoms, keep these tips in mind.

ADHD May Be Linked to Persistent Parental Criticism

A study finds only sustained parental criticism was associated with the continuance of ADHD symptoms in the children who had been diagnosed with ADHD.

2016 Fit Family Challenge Panel of Experts

Piedmont Parent's 2016 Fit Family Challenge begins May 1.

Social Media Use and Teens

Social media basics for parents

2016 Fit Family Challenge FAQ

Pre-registration is now open. Sign up today at myfitfamilychallenge.com.

4 Banana Ways to Celebrate Nutrition Month & Frozen Foods Month

Banana pops make healthy treats irresistibly fun and delicious

Is Tween’s Frequent Crying Normal or Cause for Concern?

Crying at the drop of a hat can be a sign of depression.

New Health Screening Guidelines, TelemedicineApp, Asthma Rates Drop

Learn about the recommended new guidelines for depression, high cholesterol and HIV screenings, a new telemedicine app and kids asthma news.

Zika Virus: What We Need to Know

Facts and recommendations about this virus outbreak to our south

New Parents: Trust Your Instincts

The earlier you can identify special needs, the more time you'll have to research and find support

10 Foods that Kids Love & Their Hearts Love, Too!

Celebrate American Heart Month by adding kid-friendly, heart healthy foods to your grocery list

How to Encourage Better Dental Health For Your Child

An age-by-age guide to keeping your kid's teeth gleaming.

How Often Does Your Child Go to the Dentist?

The American Dental Association reveals how often parents of children under age 18 visit the dentist.

Eat Right for a Healthy Heart

The leading risk factor for death and disability in the U.S. is poor diet quality, but eating healthier foods won't break the bank.

Cold & Flu Season: When Parents Get Sick

Micki Bare talks with Shannon Smith during Mommy Matters on WGHP Fox 8

Helping Kids Set and Reach Goals

Learning to set and achieve goals boosts kids’ success in a big way.

Take Folic Acid for Good Health

Women who consume the recommended amount of folic acid — 400 micrograms — before and during early pregnancy can help prevent major birth defects.

Health Coaches Help Families Meet Fitness Goals

Need more sleep, exercise or better eating habits? Health coaches offer a step-by-step, supportive process that they say can lead to permanent lifestyle changes.

Medicine Cabinet Checklist

What's in your medicine cabinet? Check out this list of items every parent should have on hand. Pus, find out what you should not have.

Screening Injured Children Could Identify Physical Abuse Earlier

Researchers have found that increased and routine testing of children with sentinel injuries would identify other children with abuse who might otherwise be missed.

Down for the Count: 5 Ways For Mom To Survive Being Sick

Recommendations for prevention and treatment, and practical tips on how to get rest and stay sane.

Get Kids On Board with New Year’s Resolutions

Pick and post a healthy habit for 2016

Secondhand Smoke Free Resolutions for a Healthier 2016

Non-smokers can set boundaries and offer support

Moms and Kids: Stay Active All Winter Long!

A new report finds half the moms surveyed had gone on a walk, run or ridden a bike with their kids ages 5-18 the previous week.

Candle Safety During the Holidays

The top three days for fires caused by home candles are Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. See how to stay safe.

Learn How to Manage Child Behavior Issues with Essential Oils

Midge Noble, Licensed Professional Counselor, shares how oils can help parents manage kids' challenging behaviors naturally.

What You Need to Know About Colds and Flu According to Pediatrician Moms

Experts from Northwest Pediatrics, Robinhood Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine and WebMD share strategies for caring for sick kids.

Is Gratitude Good for Your Health?

Participants in a study found a simple weekly routine helped them feel more optimistic and better about their lives.
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Annual Guides

Education Guide

The all-new 2015-2016 Education Guide is packed with everything parents need to know to navigate more than 500 education options and resources in the Triad, including area preschools, private schools, public school systems, charter schools, boarding schools and academic resources.

GPS [Go. Play. See]

It's your complete family guide to Triad living. Parents are busy and on the go. Use this guide to help you explore all this great area offers for families in Winston-Salem, Greensboro, High Point and surrounding communities.

Exceptional Child

For parents of kids with special needs, finding help and support can be challenging. We've compiled valuable resources for Triad parents in our latest annual publication, Exceptional Child, which is also available as a digital guide.