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Helmet Safety

Your Child's or Teen's Helmet Your child’s helmet should fit properly and be: Well maintained Age appropriate Worn consistently and correctly Appropriately certified for use While there is no concussion-proof helmet, a helmet can help protect your child or teen from a...

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Ultimate Guide to Exercise for Children

Ultimate Guide to Exercise for Children

In the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that children and adolescents get at least one hour of physical activity each day. It shouldn’t be breaking news that children need exercise. In fact, we are all aware that increased...

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A Guide to Children’s Mental Health

A Guide to Children’s Mental Health

Understanding childhood mental illness is important for supporting children and helping to treat the conditions afflicting them. This resource is intended to help parents, educators, and other adults better understand childhood mental illness, and to...

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Measles: Make Sure Your Child is Fully Immunized

Measles is a highly contagious disease. It can be serious for young children. Protect your child by making sure he or she is up to date on measles vaccine, including before traveling abroad. Children Need 2 Doses of Measles Vaccine You can protect your child against...

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Five Minutes or Less for Health

There is nothing more important than your family's health. However, it takes a lot of time to learn about living a healthy life, right?  Not always, you can learn a lot in just five minutes.  Use the widget to the left to learn in less than five minutes ways you and...

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Screen Time vs Lean Time

According to the Kaiser Family Foundation External kids ages 8-18 now spend, on average, a whopping 7.5 hours in front of a screen for entertainment each day, 4.5 of which are spent watching TV. Over a year, that adds up to 114 full days watching a screen for fun....

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