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Happy family in summer
Tips Jun 28, 2019

Summer is a perfect time to work on healthy family habits — together

Cynthia Running, MD Pediatrician

Summer is here and it’s a great time to be active with your family. Sign up for the Kohl’s Cares® and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Summer Healthy Family Challenge.

New food labels
Tips Jan 15, 2019

Food label refresh helps make healthier food choices easier

Jenny Crouse, MS, RD, CD, CDE Advanced Practice Dietitian

Next time you walk down the grocery aisle, you might notice something new. Food labels are getting a makeover.

Food additives
Tips Dec 05, 2018

What parents need to know about food additives

Chandler Burgess, RD Clinical Dietitian

Learn how to limit your family’s exposure to harmful food additives.

Family at table eating dinner
Tips Dec 03, 2018

Why the family meal is the most important time of the day

Patrick Lehman, MD Pediatrician

Learn how a meal spent together can boost kids’ physical, mental and emotional wellbeing.

Girl with lunchbox
Tips Aug 22, 2018

Packing a healthy school lunch is easy as 1, 2, 3

Bethany Weinert, MD, MPH Pediatrician

Healthy eating is one of the most important factors in fueling a child’s learning. Pediatrician Bethany Weinert, MD, offers three quick tips to remember when packing a kid’s school lunch.

Boy drinking water
Tips May 30, 2018

Keeping kids hydrated in the heat

Shayne Fehr, MD Sports Medicine Specialist

Summer weather means more beach days, more picnics and more outdoor fun with family and friends. But when temperatures and humidity levels spike, being outdoors can get uncomfortable — especially during exercise.

Girl taking temperature
Tips Feb 27, 2018

Kids and probiotics: Should parents believe the hype?

Jerome Esser, MD Pediatrician

Here are some things to keep in mind if you’re considering giving kids probiotic supplements.

Family in the Kitchen
Tips Nov 02, 2017

How to enjoy a gluten-free Thanksgiving

Douglas Zabrowski, MD Gastroenterologist

It’s the day we all anticipate as we invite friends and family, set the table and plan a menu of favorite foods. But for my patients with celiac disease and their parents, the Thanksgiving table presents a dilemma — which Thanksgiving foods are safe?