Health

Helping Children Get the Sleep They Need

The rising numbers of first graders through high school seniors who fail to get adequate rest are a wake-up call for parents to become more proactive in promoting healthy slumber.

Health

Building A Child's Personal Health Record

Because much of the accuracy of a diagnosis relies on a medical and health history, parents can partner with their child’s health providers by creating and keeping a PHR up to date.

Boy Scout activities

The 'Sneaky Diseases'

An outdoor medical expert recommends ways to prevent tick-borne Lyme disease and mosquito-spread West Nile virus.

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Health

Wilderness First Aid: Ready for the Worst

Keeping healthy and following basic safety measures help avoid tragedies on the trail, but when accidents do occur, specialized first-aid skills can make all the difference.

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Boy Scouts

Fitness Fun for Cub Scouts

A council’s autumn championship gets boys excited about exercise and provides packs with an early program activity.