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Back to School

Schedule Your Back-to-School Check Up Back to school - it's just about here. And no matter what grade your child is about to enter, there's one yearly task you shouldn't overlook: the back-to-school check up. While it may not seem as urgent as shopping for school...

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Keeping Kids Cool in Summer

Don't Risk Heat Exhaustion Now that school is out, most kids will do anything to enjoy the freedom that summertime activity brings. And most parents are more than happy to see their kids getting some form of exercise when playing outdoors. However, keeping kids cool...

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Vaccinations for Travel

The school year is just about complete. Naturally, that brings up discussions of summer vacation and traveling plans. And if you have plans to travel overseas this summer, you may want to think about getting the proper vaccinations for travel. Travel Smart: Get...

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Sugar and Kids

Guidelines from the American Heart Association This is a reminder to cut back on the sugar, parents. In a scientific statement from the American Heart Association, a committee of doctors issued conclusions about the association of sugar and kids: Strong evidence...

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March is National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month, a nutrition education and information campaign created annually by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The campaign focuses attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and...

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Should I Be Worried About Whooping Cough (Pertussis)?

What is Whooping Cough? Whooping cough, or pertussis, is known for uncontrollable, violent coughing which often makes it hard to breathe. After coughing fits, someone with pertussis often needs to take deep breaths, which result in a “whooping” sound....

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National Folic Acid Awareness Week

It's unfortunate that National Folic Acid Awareness Week is only recognized for just a week. Folic acid is important for women year-round! The CDC urges all women who can become pregnant to get 400 micrograms of folic acid every day to help reduce the risk for serious...

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