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Archive of Health

30 Rio Olympic Hopefuls Hail From — or Have Ties to — North Carolina

A handful of Olympic hopefuls are North Carolina natives, or have deeply rooted ties to the Tarheel state.

Are Your Child's Vaccinations Up-to-Date for School?

With the first day of school approaching, it's time to double-check your child's vaccinations.

Children’s Diet Improves After Changes to Federal WIC Program

Low-income children are eating healthier diets since recommendations were revised for the federal program under which they receive food, a study finds.

HPV Prevalence Among Teens Down Thanks to Vaccine

A new study finds that HPV prevalence among females in their 20s is down since vaccination against the cancer-causing virus was introduced in 2006.

Five “Must-Dos” for Going Back to School

Follow these tips to help your children have a smooth transition back to school.

How To Raise A Well-Rounded Child

It’s possible for parents to raise well-rounded kids without ramping up pressure or piling on after-school commitments.

Help Your Kids Avoid Sports Burnout

As a parent, your role is to encourage and shield your child from burnout, which can be done by watching behavior.

Are Your Positive Thoughts Making You Feel Bad?

How to recognize the affect of and change your reactions to your own thoughts for a happier life.

Adult Cooking Class Coming to Edible Schoolyard

A new adult class at the Edible Schoolyard at the Greensboro Children’s Museum will offer a hands-on opportunity to make delicious jams, chutneys, pickled vegetables and more.

Caffeine, Multivitamins and Miscarriage Risk

A new study reports that a woman is more likely to miscarry if she and her partner drink more than two caffeinated beverages a day during the weeks leading up to conception.

The Art of Telling a New Story

You have the power to release bad memories and replace them with positive images.

Our Journey with the 2016 Fit Family Challenge

My family made some important healthy changes, and we had a blast doing it.

Use Your Sense of Smell to Boost Health and Happiness

7 tips for using fragrances to create positive moods.

Harness Your Life Force Energy

6 ways to restore your Qi for balanced energy all day

Your Family Can Eat Healthy Foods on a Budget

Food prices may be increasing, but that doesn't mean you have to sacrifice healthy eating

Harness the Power of Words

5 tips to boost your health and happiness by directing the power of your thoughts and words

Enjoy a Tasty Outing by Visiting the Farmers Market

Learn from local farmers and let your kids explore new tastes

Fun in the Sun: Playground Safety

How safe is your child's playground? See if it meets the American Academy of Pediatrics' recommendations.

Reset Your Mood and Beat Stress with Breathing Strategies

7 tips to boost your health and happiness through intentional breathing

5 Ways to Make Eating Out Healthier

Convenience with a side of healthy: how to eat on the go

Strawberry Sandwiches and Strawberry Pizza? Absolutely!

15 fresh ways to enjoy strawberries while they’re in season

7 Tips To Boost Health & Happiness Through Inspiration

Drink in nature, art, tender moments with humans and animals, or beautiful music.

Get the Most Out of Your Workout

Things you can do before, during and after your workout for the best results

On-the-Fly Meals — for Days Without a Plan

Quick, easy dinner ideas for weeks when there's no time for meal planning

Zika Virus Alert

Planning international travel this summer? Learn more about the Zika virus.

Safety Tips for Traveling by Car With Children

Put safety first when traveling by car with children with these tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Eli Whitney Recreation Center Unveils New Playground

New outdoor space incorporates local history with active play

2016 Fit Family Challenge Spotlight: The Griffins

Kelly Griffin and her husband, Rodney, live in Summerfield with their three children.

2016 Fit Family Challenge Spotlight: The Hamiltons

Darlene Hamilton wants to make lifelong changes to her family's diet and make exercise fun.

Time for Vegetables with Family Gardens and Farmers' Markets

There are ways to get your kids (and yourself) to eat veggies.
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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.