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Massachusetts Ranks 10th Overall for Children’s Health

June 8, 2021 • Our Blog • General Health
Massachusetts Ranks 10th Overall for Children's Health

A new list from WalletHub that looked at children’s healthcare across the country found that Massachusetts ranks 10th overall. Learn more about what that ranking means. Children’s health is always a top priority for parents. Now more than ever, parents are taking extra steps to ensure their children are at their healthiest. For parents living in Massachusetts, there’s some good news on that front. A recent analysis of children’s health and healthcare across the United States by WalletHub found that Massachusetts ranks 10th overall for children’s health. While the ranking is a solid place to start, there’s still room for ...

Do Kids Need to Take Vitamins?

June 2, 2021 • Our Blog • General Health
Do Kids Need to Take Vitamins?

Children usually get all the nutrients they need from a balanced diet, but sometimes taking a vitamin is necessary. Learn when.  With so many vitamins aimed at kids flooding the market, it’s natural for parents to wonder whether they need to start supplementing their child’s diet. Maybe they don’t need to take specific vitamins, but surely they should be taking some of those fun, colorful multivitamins, right?  Actually, no. While there’s no harm in giving your child vitamins, in the vast majority of cases, they’re not necessary. Read on to learn why kids don’t usually need to take vitamins — and which situations might actually necessitate some vita...