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Don't Take a Chance – Get a Flu Shot!

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This year's flu season is a bad one. Public health officials are urging everyone eligible to get vaccinated. Here's a look at some of the common myths circulating about the flu vaccine. Don't wait – get vaccinated!.... Read full article

Helping Kids in the Aftermath of Violence

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Here are some excellent resources for helping children cope after horrific violence like the elementary school shootings in Newtown, Connecticut... Read full article

Survey Finds Football-Playing Dads Not as Worried About Their Kids Getting Concussions

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In spite of increased public awareness of the dangers of concussions in young athletes, a new survey finds that dads who played football and suffered a concussion when they were younger want their young kids to play tackle football.... Read full article

What We All Need to Know about EpiPens

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About 100 people, including children, die of allergic reactions in the U.S. each year, and epinephrine is amazingly effective in preventing this. The EpiPen is easy to use – learn how so that you too can prevent food allergy deaths.... Read full article

Behind the Wheel with a School Bus Driver

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Learn what one school bus driver has to say about safety, the other drivers on the road, seat belts and the still coveted back seat. ... Read full article

Portable Pools Are Smaller, Drowning Risk Isn’t

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In spite of their ease and convenience, portable pools still pose the same drowning risks of any body of water. Here are some important and unique safety precautions to keep in mind as your kids use these pools this summer.... Read full article

Teach Your Child How to Ride a Bike

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Learning to ride a bicycle is a big milestone in any child's life. Here, from a local expert, are some tips for helping to teach your son or daughter how to master their first real form of transportation.... Read full article

Concussions: Recovery is More Than Sitting Out a Game

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New state regulations aimed at better protecting child athletes from the dangers of concussions focus on educating adults on how to recognize a concussion and on how long a child might need to recover, physically and cognitively.... Read full article

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