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Kids Health

Up-to-date news, stories and tips for parents raising healthy kids. Find health news, nutrition tips, meal tips and more to help kids get healthier.

What are added sugars? They hide in foods that don't taste sweet

The average American eats about 22 teaspoons of added sugars every day and they're hiding in foods that don't even taste sweet.
Close-Up Of Penne Arabiata In Bowl
Close-Up Of Penne Arabiata In Bowl
15h ago

Her baby spent 139 days in the NICU. A year later, mom reflects on what it was like

Katy Crince went into labor at 23 weeks. She reflects on what she learned while her baby was in the neonatal intensive care unit.
Katy Crince's family and her baby in NICU
Katy Crince's family and her baby in NICU
2d ago

Richard Engel posts a heartfelt tribute to his late son Henry on his 7th birthday

The NBC News chief foreign correspondent’s son was diagnosed with the rare neurological disorder Rett syndrome as a toddler.
Today - Season 67
Today - Season 67

Kelly Osbourne struggled with rapid weight gain in pregnancy. It was a sign of this condition

The 37-year-old singer said she originally blamed herself and has since made changes to her eating habits.
Kelly Osbourne
Kelly Osbourne

Meghan Trainor says nurses made her feel bad for taking antidepressants while pregnant

The Grammy winner recently opened up about feeling blamed for her son’s time in the neonatal intensive care unit.
Meghan Trainor
Meghan Trainor
3d ago

New study busts the top 10 myths about teenagers and sleep  

Sleepy teens aren't "lazy," they're just misunderstood, research reveals.
Portrait of teenage boy in the library
Portrait of teenage boy in the library

Young people are being targeted with brightly colored ‘rainbow fentanyl,’ US government warns

“They’re doing this to get new users, to appeal to younger users. We’re finding it all over the social media platforms. Rainbow pills are all over,” said the administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration.
The Drug Enforcement Administration is advising the public of an alarming emerging trend of colorful fentanyl available across the United States.
The Drug Enforcement Administration is advising the public of an alarming emerging trend of colorful fentanyl available across the United States.

Pfizer seeks to expand omicron booster to 5- to 11-year-olds

Updated boosters made by both Pfizer and rival Moderna rolled out earlier this month for everyone 12 and older.
children's coronavirus vaccine sit vaccinated with syringe against covid-19
children's coronavirus vaccine sit vaccinated with syringe against covid-19

Student struck by lightning survives with melted clothes, blown-up Apple Watch

The 18-year-old freshman was walking to her last class of the day when she was struck in the nation’s “lightning capital."
8d ago

Utah grandma, 56, carries baby for her son and daughter-in-law

"I call her my mother-in-love, because that's what she is," Cambria Hauck said.

Baby with rare, fatal condition called CHAOS survives thanks to surgery mid-birth

After four miscarriages, the Martins felt thrilled to finally hear a baby's heartbeat. Then they learned he had a rare, fatal condition that required an EXIT procedure.