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Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should Know

Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.

09/12/2014

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Study Says Home-Packed Lunches Less Nutritious Than School-Made Meals

A new study finds that what parents pack from home is often much worse than what’s offered at school.

09/03/2014

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Study: It’s OK To Give Young Kids A Sip Of Your Beer

A young child sipping their parents’ alcoholic beverage is not an indicator of drinking problems later in life, say researchers.

08/28/2014

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Parents Growing More Concerned Over Potential For Concussions In Young Soccer Players

The lawsuit was filed Wednesday and seeks class action status on behalf of current and former soccer players who competed for teams governed by FIFA and several U.S.-based soccer organizations.

08/28/2014

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5 Fun Ways To Turn Your Backyard Into A Water Park For Kids

Beat the heat and the doldrums with water fun in your own backyard.

08/11/2014

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Child Deaths In Georgia Rise Despite DFCS Contact

A new report says 180 children in Georgia died last year after the state’s child protection agency had contact with their family.

08/08/2014

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National Heatstroke Prevention Day Couldn’t Come Sooner

It appears a wide range of people are still unaware of the severe harm the sun and it’s heat can cause.  Since we first reported the heart-wrenching news surrounding the death of 22-month old Cooper Harris, numerous […]

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Tips For Preventing Child Deaths In Hot Cars

Heatstroke can happen when the temperature is as low as 57 degrees, so here are some tips from safety advocates on avoiding accidental deaths in hot cars.

07/09/2014

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Study: Women Who Have Children Later Might Live Longer

Longevity and having children later in life might have something to do with one another.

06/27/2014

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Study: Obesity Undercounted In Children

According to a new study, obesity is undercounted in children because the commonly used body mass index may leave out up to 25 percent of children that have excess body fat.

06/25/2014

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