Kate Rope

On Thanksgiving, let’s face it: We want to eat what we want to eat. Still, even holiday favorites can offer more than just comfort, if you know which dishes to choose.
By Kate Rope
Experts answer common questions about vaccines for children and adults.
By Kate Rope
Why we don't mind getting our hands dirty and the surprising benefits cleaning can have for us.
By Kate Rope
Find out why you cough, sneeze, get goose bumps or a sore throat, and more.
By Kate Rope
The upside of the Web: It gives everyone a forum. The downside: Sometimes we don’t use it very civilly. So why are people so mean on the Internet? And can’t we all just be nicer?
By Kate Rope
Your children may be bringing home more than assignments. Here's how to spot, prevent, and treat 13 illnesses they could contract at school.
By Kate Rope
Yes, a camping trip with children can be fun and easy. Here’s how.
By Kate Rope
You’ve been watching what you eat, and yet the pounds refuse to budge. These secret diet saboteurs may be to blame.
By Kate Rope
Halloween can be scary if you’re trying to eat wisely. See if you can pick the better choice of paired-up treats in our Halloween Candy Challenge.
By Kate Rope
See if you can choose the healthier treat.
By Kate Rope
There are dozens of familiar adages about taking care of yourself. But which old wives' tales are true and which are false?
By Kate Rope
Use this guide to decide when to go natural and when to choose the new synthetics.
By Kate Rope