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Autism or lead poisoning?
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Autism or lead poisoning?: One local mom and a new film, 'MisLEAD,' seek to raise the question

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Lead poisoning has faded as a major health concern over the years, but one Daniel Island mother is joining a national effort to bring it back and to change the perception that the issue only pertains


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Beyond Lego: Some new building toys

KIM COOK, Associated Press  – Friday, March 28, 2014

Building and construction toys have been a fixture in playrooms since, well, forever, and there are several reasons for their enduring appeal.


Childhood Obesity Rates Dropping
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A look at the changing obesity landscape for kids

LEANNE ITALIE, Associated Press  – Friday, March 28, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) - Is the anti-obesity message finally getting through?


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Healthy Balance: Tips from families who stay fit together

Friday, March 28, 2014

Lowcountry Parent is excited to be part of the Fit Family Challenge, a statewide healthy family lifestyle program that will run May 15 through July 10. To participate in the free program, families ...


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Creative ways to display kids' art

MELISSA KOSSLER DUTTON, Associated Press  – Tuesday, March 25, 2014

It's a conundrum many parents face: what to do with the steady flow of drawings, paintings, collages and more that children bring home from school and camp? Which are the keepers and - besides ...


Tot Run set for children with blood cancer

Monday, March 24, 2014

Children being treated for blood cancer at Medical University Hospital will get a taste of hope Thursday.


Healing cuddlers
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Cuddlers soothe babies too sick, tiny to go home

By LINDSEY TANNER AP Medical Writer  – Tuesday, March 25, 2014

CHICAGO - A volunteer slips her arms into a gauzy yellow hospital gown and approaches a medical crib holding a tiny newborn hooked up to noisy machines.


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