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10 Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Back-to-School

Make sure your kids get a healthy breakfast with these simple and nutritious make-ahead meals. A healthy breakfast for kids Getting the kids out to school in the morning can be a bit of a manic panic. (Where are my socks? The bus is here!) While you want to make sure your kids start the … Continue Reading

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August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month

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With a large number of states beginning the school year earlier, August is the new September! Along with school supply shopping and purchasing those back-to-school clothing items, it’s time to make comprehensive eye exam appointments for the kids. Conveniently, August is designated as Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month! A good rule of thumb is to have … Continue Reading

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11 Benefits of Breastfeeding for Baby

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Breastmilk is a “perfect food.” It’s easy to digest, and because it is made of live cells, your baby’s body can easily absorb it. August is National Breastfeeding Month and a great time to discuss the benefits of breastfeeding for babies. Breastmilk provides just the right proportion of essential nutrients, vitamins, proteins, fats and antibodies to … Continue Reading

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National Immunization Awareness Month

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As summer begins to wind down, children will be headed back to school or beginning school for their first time. This can be a busy time for parents as they start shopping for backpacks, binders, pens/pencils, clothes, shoes and a number of other items that will help their children have a great start to the … Continue Reading

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National Cleft & Craniofacial Awareness & Prevention Month

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When it comes to national days of observation, you probably aren’t familiar with the yearly anniversary of National Cleft & Craniofacial Awareness & Prevention Month (NCCAPM). Heck, it’s a lot of work just to say it! Understanding its importance, however, is something we believe you’ll find relatable as a parent. After all, thousands of children … Continue Reading

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Tips for Working Out in the Summer Heat

Beat the heat and hit your workout hard with these summertime tips! Warmer, sunny days are finally here, but after exercising in cooler Spring temps, hot and humid 80-degree days can feel overwhelming. Running, biking, hiking, even walking feels harder in the heat, so here are some tips to help you get through your Summer … Continue Reading

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Connect to These 7 Tips for Social Wellness Month

These days, it seems the word “social” means jumping in front of a smartphone or computer to engage in social media. However, there are benefits to real human contact. In fact, research from the University of Minnesota finds that living in isolation is as bad for your health as smoking or high blood pressure. July is social wellness month, … Continue Reading

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Six Ways to Stay Healthy This Summer!

Summer means a time for surfing, sand, barbeques, pool parties and the occasional getaway. Many of these plans are also an open invitation for you to get sick, especially if you are traveling our lounging outside. If any of your summer plans revolve around these activities, here are 6 ways you can ensure you stay … Continue Reading

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The Fourth Firework Safety!

Fireworks are a staple for Fourth of July celebrations in the U.S. The thrill of fireworks, however, can be dangerous. On average, 230 people visit the emergency room every day with fireworks-related injuries in the weeks around July 4. Most of these injuries are to the hands and fingers. Fireworks can also cause serious injuries … Continue Reading

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July is Sarcoma Awareness Month

According to the American Cancer Society, about 11,280 people will be diagnosed with sarcoma this year and slightly more men than women develop soft tissue sarcoma. Sarcomas are cancers that are much more likely to affect children and young adults than many other more common cancers. Sarcoma is a very rare disease. Due to its rarity, … Continue Reading

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