Experts make the following suggestions for families who want to fit in fitness:
From the Family Health Issue
Making Families Fit
Parents who make exercise a rule can help kids create healthy habits that last into adulthood.
Family Health and Fitness
A Question of Vaccines
Shots in the Dark?
If you're the parent of young children, you can hardly fail to have noticed. All that smoke and fire around you is the heating up of childhood vaccination issues.
Eating Right Column
The bad news is that children and adolescents are experiencing a steep rise in type 2 diabetes--the kind that used to be referred to as "adult-onset" diabetes.
Studies on Pregnancy, Arthritis and More
The latest findings on the effects of having a vaginal delivery after a cesarean as well as a look at new drugs for treating arthritis. Also, a study look at how alcohol affects bone loss. Other studies are also reviewed.
Yoga, Talk Therapy Hybrid Has Supporters in a Twist
The Post Health section studies some current trends and events in health, including a look at therapy with a yoga twist, and a new purpose for Prozac.
On the Trail of Autism
Post Health columnist Abigail Trafford looks at the heartbreaking effects of autism, and reveals how her younger brother was born with this developmental condition.
© 2002-2005 The Washington Post Company