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Helping Kids Lose Weight

Everyday Wellness

Nearly one third of all children are overweight or obese. The good news is this number has been decreasing in recent years. Here are ways to help your family stay on track with weight management:...

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The Final Countdown: 4 Ways to Help Your Student Survive Finals

Family Care

Ah, finals week. The time when stress is inevitable and showers are optional. As a veteran of 10 finals seasons, I consider myself somewhat of a professional test taker (I promise I took showers)....

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Is Your Child's Cough, Just a Cough?

Family Care

Your child has been up coughing all night…again. Your medicine cabinet has a collection that rivals any drug store’s “cough and cold” aisle- and none of it is working. You are not alone. My...

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National SIDS Awareness Month

Family Care

I like to pretend to be the ultra-relaxed laid-back sort of mom. The truth is that I’ve caught myself popping my head over my healthy infant’s crib a time or two “just to make sure” she was still...

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Teaching Your Child to be a Good Sport

Family Care

Raising children and managing the ups and downs of youth sports often go hand in hand. For parents, this not only means cheering from the stands, but also helping children learn the importance and...

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