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What’s the Biggest Health Problem Facing Kids? — Survey of the Day

It’s probably safe to say that kids these days aren’t as healthy as youngsters have been in the past.

But of all the health risks that children of the 21st century face, which poses the biggest threat?

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New Survey Reveals Parents Are Not Teaching Kids How to Manage Money — Dollars and Sense

This might not come as any surprise to a lot of you, but most teenagers do not have any idea what they are doing when it comes to the world of finances.

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Warning to Parents! Your Kids Might Be Hiding What They’re Really Up to Online

It’s no secret that our children are more adept at using technology than we are, but a new survey by computer security company McAfee suggests their using their skills to be sneaky.

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When Should Kids With ADHD Start Taking Medication?

Medicating children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is seen as controversial in some circles, but a new study suggests kids who start taking the drugs as young as 4 years old may do better academically than those who start in middle school.

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Will It Be Difficult for Kids to Find Summer Jobs This Year? — Survey of the Day

The summer job is a rite of passage for most teens. It can also often be a bone of contention between parents, who’d like to see their kids earn money and be responsible when school is out, and children, who would rather enjoy as much time with friends in the sun as they can.

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Should Kids Go on a Vegan Diet?

Many people have adopted a vegan lifestyle as a healthy alternative to eating meat. But is veganism, a strict diet which eliminates all animal proteins, including milk, cheese, eggs, meat and fish, healthy for growing children?

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Want Your Kids to Lose Weight? Maybe You Should Drop a Few Pounds, Too

The number of obese children in the US has tripled since 1970. About one out of every three kids in America is severely overweight.

This data means that obesity-related diseases that are usually only found in adults are being diagnosed more frequently in children and that these kids need to lose weight.

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How Can You Teach Your Kids About Money? — Dollars and Sense

According to a new poll, many parents don’t talk to their children about financial matters the way they should — and as a result, kids aren’t getting the crucial lessons about money they’ll need later in life.

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P.S. 22 Children’s Choir Performs Touching Whitney Houston Tribute of ‘The Greatest Love of All’

Whitney Houston touched so many lives across generations with her music and passionate performances, which is why we’re still looking for that ultimate tribute that can truly pay homage to the iconic singer. We may not have found the most epic one of them all, but we’ve certainly found the most touching performance by the children’s choir PS22 from Staten Island.

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For Healthier Kids, Teach Them to Cook

If you’re serious about combating childhood obesity and raising healthy children, here’s one easy tip: teach your kids to cook.

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