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Drive Now. Text Later Program Focuses on Curbing Dangerous Behavior in Teens

An in-school presentation encourages young drivers and their families to be safe on the streets. Continue reading

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Putting Food Allergies Behind Bars

You can spot a milk product from 50 paces, decode words such as “albumin” without breaking a sweat and find the “may contain” portion of a food label in 10 seconds flat. Continue reading

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Tune In!

RTV6 Telethon benefits Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital. Continue reading

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Seesaws, Swings and Monkey Bars, Oh My!

The weather is warming, and your children are itching to run off some of their pent-up energy at the neighborhood playground. Before you turn them loose, cast a critical eye over the equipment and ensure your little adventurers know the basics of safe play so injuries don’t tag them out. Continue reading

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Electrolytes: Too Much of a Good Thing?

After jumping around the playground for an hour, your son runs up to you and asks for a sports drink from the nearby vending machine. But does he really need one? Continue reading

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Finding Balance in Family Life

From carpool to after-school practice, it might feel like your family is always on the go—and there’s hardly time to catch your breath. When things get busy, here’s how to find peace. Continue reading

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Spring Ahead of Seasonal Allergies

Seasonal allergies are one of the most common chronic conditions in children. While you can’t completely shield your little one from spring allergens, you can take steps to make allergy season easier for the entire family. Continue reading

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The “Pawfect” Friend for Your Child

It’s fluffy. It’s funny. Could this be the four-footed companion of your child’s dreams? When it comes to choosing the right pet for your family, it’s important to bark up the right tree. Continue reading

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Eat the Rainbow for Good Health

Choose fruits and vegetables in a rainbow of colors to get the full spectrum of health benefits. Continue reading

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Questions and Answers: Healthy Eating for Kids

Establishing a nutritious diet for children can prevent a wide variety of health problems. Continue reading

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