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Be prepared: Tips to ease back-to-school anxiety

By Judy Heath  – Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Transitions are tough. We’re just getting used to the summer routine and pow, it’s time to think about back to school. Okay, moms and dads, take a deep breath and let us make this year


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Back to school guide: What’s new this year?

By Theresa Stratford  – Wednesday, July 29, 2015

It’s time to gear up for the new school year. As you prepare your child for waking up early, homework and testing, we checked in with local school officials to find out what’s new in the ...


Beyond brown bags
Tips for another year of packed lunches
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Beyond brown bags: Tips for another year of packed lunches

By J.M. HIRSCH AP Food Editor  – Tuesday, July 28, 2015

There was a time when a lunch box was just that, a box into which your parents packed your lunch.


It’s in the bag ... or box
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Tips parents need to help navigate another school year of packed lunches

By J.M. HIRSCH AP Food Editor  – Tuesday, July 28, 2015

There was a time when a lunch box was just that, a box into which your parents packed your lunch.


Clues found to why some children have reading woes
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Study: Early clue to why some children may have reading woes

By LAURAN NEERGAARD AP Medical Writer  – Tuesday, July 28, 2015

WASHINGTON — New research suggests it may be possible to predict which preschoolers will struggle to read, and it has to do with how the brain deciphers speech when it’s noisy.


Health in Brief for July 28, 2015

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Older children with Type 1 diabetes often want to manage the illness themselves, but they can run into problems if they take multiple daily insulin injections but don’t check their glucose and ...


Study finds prenatal tests can detect silent cancer in moms

By LINDSEY TANNER AP Medical Writer  – Tuesday, July 28, 2015

CHICAGO — For pregnant women, abnormal results from certain prenatal tests may signal that something is wrong — with the moms-to-be, not the fetus, a preliminary study suggests.


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Product recalls

Associated Press  – Monday, July 27, 2015

Recall details are available in most cases at www.cpsc.gov and, for cars, at www.nhtsa.gov.


Fat stigma fuels weight bullying
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Fat stigma fuels weight bullying

By RONI CARYN RABIN New York Times News Service  – Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Being “fat” is the most common reason children are bullied, and something needs to be done about it.


Book offers lessons for parents from entrepreneurs
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New book offers lessons for parents from entrepreneurs

By LEANNE ITALIE Associated Press  – Tuesday, July 21, 2015

NEW YORK — Hard work, persistence, initiative. Can the skills found among entrepreneurs help today’s young people navigate their way to success?


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Product recalls

Associated Press  – Monday, July 20, 2015

Recall details are available in most cases at www.cpsc.gov and, for cars, at www.nhtsa.gov.


Fidgeting may benefit children with ADHD

By GRETCHEN REYNOLDS New York Times News Service  – Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Instead of telling children with hyperactivity and attention problems to sit still, perhaps we should encourage them to wriggle at will, according to a new study of children with attention deficit


Guidelines for when food goes bad

By KAREN WEINTRAUB New York Times News Service  – Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Q: How closely should food expiration dates be followed?


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The battle for control of the human breast milk industry

By MICHAEL CATALINI Associated Press  – Tuesday, July 14, 2015

TRENTON, N.J. — It could trade for 400 times more than the price of crude oil and 2,000 times more than iron ore. If sold off the shelf, it could cost more than 150 times the price of a gallon ...


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Product recalls

Associated Press  – Monday, July 13, 2015

Recall details are available in most cases at www.cpsc.gov and, for cars, at www.nhtsa.gov.


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