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Food Safety Tips for the Holidays

Feasting with family and friends is part of many holiday celebrations. Follow these simple tips to help prevent food poisoning, or foodborne illness, during the holidays. Cook food thoroughly. Meat, chicken, turkey, seafood, and eggs can carry germs that cause food...

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Halloween Health and Safety Tips

Fall celebrations like Halloween and Harvest Day are fun times for children, who can dress up in costumes, enjoy parties, and eat yummy treats. These celebrations also provide a chance to give out healthy snacks, get physical activity, and focus on safety. Check out...

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A Healthy Mouth for Your Baby

Healthy teeth are important to your child’s overall health. From the time your child is born, there are things you can do to promote healthy teeth and prevent cavities. For babies, you should clean teeth with a soft, clean cloth or baby’s toothbrush. Avoid putting the...

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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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