Preschoolers who go to bed later — even if just by one hour — become less healthy teenagers, according to researchers.
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There are plenty of ways to enjoy green beans fresh from your garden, the farmers market or your grocery store.
A handful of Olympic hopefuls are North Carolina natives, or have deeply rooted ties to the Tarheel state.
Low-income children are eating healthier diets since recommendations were revised for the federal program under which they receive food, a study finds.
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.
Follow these tips to help your children have a smooth transition back to school.
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.
How safe is your child's playground? See if it meets the American Academy of Pediatrics' recommendations.
Things you can do before, during and after your workout for the best results
Quick, easy dinner ideas for weeks when there's no time for meal planning
Planning international travel this summer? Learn more about the Zika virus.
Put safety first when traveling by car with children with these tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Kelly Griffin and her husband, Rodney, live in Summerfield with their three children.
Darlene Hamilton wants to make lifelong changes to her family's diet and make exercise fun.
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.
If you’d like to incorporate sports into your child’s life to improve his or her ADHD symptoms, keep these tips in mind.
A study finds only sustained parental criticism was associated with the continuance of ADHD symptoms in the children who had been diagnosed with ADHD.
Piedmont Parent's 2016 Fit Family Challenge begins May 1.
Pre-registration is now open. Sign up today at myfitfamilychallenge.com.
Learn about the recommended new guidelines for depression, high cholesterol and HIV screenings, a new telemedicine app and kids asthma news.
Facts and recommendations about this virus outbreak to our south
An age-by-age guide to keeping your kid's teeth gleaming.
The American Dental Association reveals how often parents of children under age 18 visit the dentist.
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.
Micki Bare talks with Shannon Smith during Mommy Matters on WGHP Fox 8
Women who consume the recommended amount of folic acid — 400 micrograms — before and during early pregnancy can help prevent major birth defects.
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.
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.
Researchers have found that increased and routine testing of children with sentinel injuries would identify other children with abuse who might otherwise be missed.