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July 01, 2018
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Tune Out!

Toddlers Who Watch a Lot of TV Struggle as Teens

The ‘screen-time’ debate is one we hear a lot about as parents of younger children....more»
July 01, 2018
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They're Sweet Enough Without Sugar!

Just Nine Days Without Sugar Improved Kids' Health

It’s hard to keep sugar out of our kids’ diet without making a concerted effort these days....more»
June 01, 2018
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Summer Safety Tips

The school year seemed to fly by and it’s hard to believe we are headed into summer....more»
June 01, 2018
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Air Pollution Can Negatively Affect IQ

A new study indicates that long term exposure to air pollution as a pre-teen or teenager can have negative effects on cognitive abilities....more»
May 01, 2018
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Coping Skills for Kids During Mental Health Awareness Month

In April 2018, the journal Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health published a study indicating that mental health issues and disorders are replacing infectious disease as the main cause of disease in children ages 4-15....more»
May 01, 2018

New study shows PTSD vulnerability increased by chronic early-life stress

Children exposed to trauma or high-stress early in life may develop post-traumatic stress disorder later in life, according to a new study....more»
May 01, 2018
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How to Prevent Curious Kids from Accessing Poisonous Substances

Poisonous substances can be deadly. Many substances found in a typical home can be characterized as poisonous....more»
May 01, 2018
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Lyme Disease and Dealing with Ticks

 Lyme disease is on the rise in the United States. This is a disease carried by black-legged ticks infected with bacteria called Borrelia burgdorferi....more»

May 01, 2018
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California State Parks Invites Visitors to Recreate Safely and Responsibly in 2018

California State Parks invites new or avid outdoor enthusiasts to invent their adventures this year within the nation's largest state park system....more»
April 01, 2018
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Be S.M.A.R.T. to Keep Your Kids Safe

Our biggest priority as parents is keeping our children safe. In the past few years, accidental deaths by guns have risen tremendously in the United States, and according to stats by the Be SMART organization, nearly 300 children age 17 and under gain access to a gun and unintentionally shoot themselves or someone else each year....more»
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