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Understanding eating disorders

Eating disorders are complex mental disorders more about misusing food to deal with emotions than about food itself.

Overcoming childhood obesity

DeDe Molter’s oldest son was considered skinny until he hit second grade.

Unhealthy body image, unhealthy mind

Amanda Elliott told her mom she’d "rather die than be fat."

Goodbye, dear friend

It’s a conversation no parent wants to have with their child. We know at some point, our children will learn about dying

HIV-testing eyed for all Illinois students

Tuberculosis, hepatitis, measles, mumps and rubella: It’s the law that in order to go to school,

There to help when needed

Julia Covarrubias never thought of herself as a bad parent. But she wondered how a good parent

Not just fun and games

Ashley Rapaport was in sixth grade when she started running track. But a year later, she got hurt.

Cochlear implants 101

Last year was particularly eventful for the Haas family of Chicago.

Wanting to be heard

When Linda Streck gave birth to her third child, a girl named Katie, all she saw was a healthy, happy baby.

Children, not disabilities

For families with children who have special needs, there's so much more to their lives than what appears on the surface.
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