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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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The Benefits of Reading Out Loud

Practice Reading Out Loud to Children this Holiday Season With the holidays and school break coming up, now is the time to think about scheduling some time for reading out loud to children. As a parent, reading books out loud with your kids is an effective way to help...

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Is it Cold or Flu?

Learn How to Tell the Difference Between the Cold and Flu It's that time of year when children become more susceptible to getting sick. But how can you tell if your child has a cold or the flu? Both are due to infections that contaminate the...

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