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August Health Newsletter: How to Save Someone Who's Drowning
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How to Be a Lifesaver

"An adult can typically struggle in water for one minute and children maybe 20 seconds or less," says Erik McLaughlin, M.D., M.P.H. Would you know what to do if you saw someone drowning? Learn the "reach, throw, row, go" method--and why swimming to the victim should be a last resort.

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"What Happens to the Body When You Drown?"


Quick, Delicious Ideas for Fruits and Vegetables

Get 19 creative ways to eat more fruits and vegetables and lower the calories in your meals--at the same time! Toss vegetables into classic dishes, substitute spaghetti squash for noodles, top fish and chicken with salsa ... yum.

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"21 Healthy Summer Recipes: Lower-Calorie Picnics, Potlucks"

Measuring a Child's Weight: More Than Meets the Eye

Worried about a child's weight? Learn how doctors evaluate it--and get tools to help you think through your situation. Says this pediatrician, it's not always all about the scale.

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"How to Get Children Motivated to Exercise"

3 Breakfast Q&As

  1. Why is breakfast called the most important meal of the day?
  2. Why am I hungrier on days after I eat breakfast than when I don't?
  3. Are eggs bad for you?
Do you know the answers? Find out here:

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Recipe: Frozen Fruit Crunchies
















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