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Teaching Your Kids About Dental Health Could Prevent Obesity

One good habit can lead to another. In this My Southern Health post, a Vanderbilt Health oral health expert gives parents practical advice on teaching their kids about dental health alongside healthy eating habits.

National Eat Your Veggies Day (4 Ways to Make Veggies Fun)

Eating vegetables is a good habit all the time, but how to get picky-eater kids to enjoy them? This June 17, treat National Eat Your Veggies Day as a challenge for parents and kids. Who can go vegetarian for the day? Who can try a new vegetable? A nutrition expert offers inspiration. http:...

The Nashville Sounds Visit Seacrest Studios

The Nashville Sounds took some time out of their busy game day earlier this week to stop by Seacrest Studios to talk about their game day rituals and what they do when they are nervous. They wrapped things up by playing Speak Out: Disney Edition with us. So much fun!

Grilled Peaches with Frozen Yogurt (A Guilt-Free Dessert)

Mmm -- summertime peaches are delicious in any form. This recipe is unusual because it calls for grilling the peaches (or other stone fruit) before building them into a frozen yogurt "sundae." Healthy, delicious, and fun for kids to scoop frozen yogurt and sprinkle some gar...
Dolly Parton – Butterfly Garden Dedication

Dolly Parton – Butterfly Garden Dedication

Dolly Parton – Butterfly Garden Dedication: We had so much fun celebrating with our friend Dolly Parton and her niece Hannah during their recent visit to Children’s Hospital! Take a behind the scenes look at the dedication of our newly named Hannah Dennison Butterfly Garden, and watch as Dolly...

5 Reasons Children Need Child Life Services

March is Child Life Month! This refers to specialists working with children during illness or trauma. Here, a Vanderbilt child life specialist talks about she helps ensure that 5 important needs are met when a little one is in the hospital:

Vanilla Banana Almond Smoothie (a Protein-Packed Recipe)

This smoothie recipe blends banana, almond and vanilla for a nourishing breakfast or a post-workout refuel. The vanilla gives enough sophistication for adults, but this is so creamy it will win children over too.

Protect Your Family from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carbon monoxide detectors can save lives. This odorless, colorless gas can build up in homes, and affects children faster than adults. What families should know about CO poisoning and detectors:

Eating Disorders: Shattering Pervasive Myths [Infographic]

There are many myths about eating disorders. For #NationalEatingDisordersAwarenessWeek, a Vanderbilt adolescent health specialist talks through some of the true and false information that people may have heard about eating disorders.

How Raising Kids Has Changed (as Told by a Grandmother of 13)

A Vanderbilt neonatal nurse (who has 13 grandkids and 3 great-grands!) on how baby care has changed over decades. Recommendations change as we learn, she says, but what remains the same: the deep love babies inspire.
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