How to Reduce Added Sugar in Your Child’s Diet: AAP Tips

How to Reduce Added Sugar in Your Child’s Diet: AAP Tips

On average, sugar makes up 17% of what children consume each day. That’s a lot of sugar―and half of that comes from drinks with added sugar! What’s Added Sugar?  Many foods or beverages have extra sugar and syrups added to them when they are processed...
Heat Related Illness in Children and Adolescents

Heat Related Illness in Children and Adolescents

As Spring approaches in Mississippi, warmer temperatures are just around the corner. With the extreme heat and humidity of Mississippi summers, it is important to recognize and treat heat related illness in children, as well as prevent it from the start. Children...
Swim Lessons: When to Start & What Parents Should Know

Swim Lessons: When to Start & What Parents Should Know

Learning to swim should be a priority for every family. It’s an important life skill that can play a key role in helping to prevent drowning―a top cause of death among children. Children, and their parents, need to learn how to swim to help keep time in the...
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