Topic: children

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Protect Kids From Tooth Decay

Tooth decay has become one of the most common chronic health issues that kids face today. Nearly 6 out of 10 kids in the United States have cavities.

Dizziness and Balance Common Health Problems in Children

Dizziness and Balance: Common Health Problems in Children

It’s natural to sometimes feel a little dizzy or unsteady on your feet, especially for children. More than 3 million kids in the United States between ages 3 and 17 experience dizziness or balance problems, reports the National Institutes of Health. Most balance issues are temporary and easy to treat, but if symptoms persist, there … Read Full Article

Boundaries, Choices and Problem-Solving Keep Kids Safe

Boundaries, Choices and Problem-Solving Keep Kids Safe

Setting boundaries and giving choices helps keep children safe, family experts advise. It’s also a good way to teach children important problem-solving skills and healthy habits they’ll use throughout life. Here are five tips for setting and maintaining rules: 1. Set clear rules and consequences – It’s natural for children to question restrictions that limit … Read Full Article

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Can a Cold Affect Your Hearing?

Colds are often caused by rhinoviruses – invisible droplets in the air we breathe or on things we touch. Scientists have discovered that there are more than 105 different types of rhinoviruses that can attack your immune system and make you sick.

Dairy Products Promote Healthy Teeth and Gums

Our everyday activities keep us so busy that it’s easy to forget to consume the dairy products your body needs. Take time to invest in yourself. Dairy products are vital to keeping your teeth and gums healthy and your body working efficiently.

3 Reasons Kids Need a Complete Eye Exam

Good vision is vital for children and teens to succeed in school and in sports. An eye chart may be used to determine whether students have 20/20 vision, but this only is a test of their ability to see things in the distance. Kids of all ages also need a complete eye exam to evaluate … Read Full Article

Challenges to Kids’ Vision

Ameritas invited Dr. James Devine of EyeCare Specialties in Lincoln, Neb., to share what vision challenges children face.

Good Vision Health for Children

Ameritas invited Dr. James Devine of EyeCare Specialties in Lincoln, Neb., to share why vision health is so important to children.

Kid’s Dental Days

Children’s Dental Day provides free dental services onsite at the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry in Lincoln, Neb., to underserved children from across Nebraska.