This week on Thrive: Dec. 14 – 18

Here’s a quick look at what Thrive was up to last week.

The Boston Globe Magazine quotes a Children’s psychologist in an article on how to raise kids with allergies. Do you know how to keep holiday ornaments from being hazardous to kids? The CDC recalled 800,000 children’s H1N1 vaccine doses. In our first Kids Giving Back to Kids post, we learn about children in medical research. Children’s nutrition specialist gives tips on healthy holiday eating. Claire McCarthy, MD emphasizes downtime for your kids this holiday season. Boston moves to ban texting while driving. Former Children’s patient, Glen Martin, is giving back to kids. WBZ-TV shares the story of a Children’s patient who is battling stage IV neuroblastoma. Children’s patient, Minnie, shares her story about how having Type 2 diabetes has changed her life.