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Child Abuse Prevention Ad Delivers Secret Message Only Kids Can See

Child Abuse Prevention Ad Delivers Secret Message Only Kids Can See

According to Compassion International, an estimated 300 million children worldwide are subjected to violence, exploitation and abuse each year. 40 million of these children are under the age of 15.

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Does Your Child Have Nature Deficit Disorder?

Does Your Child Have Nature Deficit Disorder?

Remember the good old days, when your mom told you to go outside to play all day and just to be sure to come home when the streetlights came on? Yeah, me neither (nor do most of my friends). But my

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7 Surprising Summer Remedies Sitting in Your Refrigerator

7 Surprising Summer Remedies Sitting in Your Refrigerator

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More Trees Equal Healthier Babies and Kids

More Trees Equal Healthier Babies and Kids

In Portland, Oregon trees flock city streets and neighborhoods like nowhere else, which may be a significant boon to our city’s youngest residents. According to a fascinating study, pregnant women

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Why a Gluten-Free Casein-Free Diet May Help Improve Symptoms Associated with Autism

Why a Gluten-Free Casein-Free Diet May Help Improve Symptoms Associated with Autism

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NAO the Humanoid Robot Therapist is Working Wonders With Autistic Children

NAO the Humanoid Robot Therapist is Working Wonders With Autistic Children

Meet NAO, a humanoid robot therapist who’s making amazing headway with treating children with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder). This friendly little robot is capturing attention worldwide, and

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The Lullaby Factory Soothes Young Patients with Music in a London Children’s Hospital

The Lullaby Factory Soothes Young Patients with Music in a London Children’s Hospital

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Top 10 Chemicals Most Likely to Cause Autism and Other Learning Disorders

Top 10 Chemicals Most Likely to Cause Autism and Other Learning Disorders

April is National Autism Awareness Month, and today is World Autism Day. A recent survey finds that 1 in 50 children in America between the ages of 6 and 17 is on the autism spectrum — which is an

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GUIDE: 7 Tips on Choosing the Best Pediatrician for Your Child

GUIDE: 7 Tips on Choosing the Best Pediatrician for Your Child

If you’re a first time parent, choosing the best pediatrician for your baby can be a daunting endeavor. As an expecting parent, you should begin the search for your child’s doctor at around

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NIKE Donates $50 Million & Partners with Michelle Obama to Help American Kids Get Healthy & Active

NIKE Donates $50 Million & Partners with Michelle Obama to Help American Kids Get Healthy & Active

American kids are less active, less healthy and more overweight than ever before. Historically, children haven’t experienced the same weight problems as adults, but nowadays things are different.

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7 Ways to Raise a Healthy, Adventurous Eater

7 Ways to Raise a Healthy, Adventurous Eater

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Childhood Obesity Is A Weightier, More Immediate Problem For Youth Than Previously Thought

Childhood Obesity Is A Weightier, More Immediate Problem For Youth Than Previously Thought

Image courtesy of Shutterstock A new large population study out of Johns Hopkins and UCLA, shows that parents can no longer kid themselves about the non-dangers of childhood obesity. In the study,

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Parents Protest Yoga Being Taught In Public Elementary Schools

Parents Protest Yoga Being Taught In Public Elementary Schools

Image courtesy of Shutterstock Yoga is revered for its holistic health benefits for the mind, body and soul — but can yoga as an exercise be divorced from its Hindu roots? That’s the question that

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Best Eco-friendly Sources of Protein for Vegetarian Tots

Best Eco-friendly Sources of Protein for Vegetarian Tots

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Dr. Alan Greene Says Waiting To Clamp Umbilical Cord Is Key To Better Health For Babies

Dr. Alan Greene Says Waiting To Clamp Umbilical Cord Is Key To Better Health For Babies

Image courtesy of Shutterstock According to Dr. Alan Greene,  a pediatrician who’s well known by parents everywhere, the simple act of waiting a bit longer (just 90 seconds) to clamp a

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The “Nature Trail” Is An LED Wallpaper Installation Designed To Calm Children On Their Way To Surgery

The “Nature Trail” Is An LED Wallpaper Installation Designed To Calm Children On Their Way To Surgery

A hospital stay is a nerve-wracking experience for children and adults alike. With this in mind, the Jason Bruges Studio in the UK, created an interactive LED installation on the walls that lead to the

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Sticking to Your New Year’s Fitness Resolutions With Your Kids

Sticking to Your New Year’s Fitness Resolutions With Your Kids

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Bubble Gum Flavored Apples Hit Grocery Store Shelves – Sign A Petition To Stop The Madness

Bubble Gum Flavored Apples Hit Grocery Store Shelves – Sign A Petition To Stop The Madness

Image Courtesy of Shutterstock There’s a new petition on Change.org that you’re really going to want to sign. The petition was started by Leah Segedie, in order to make sure that bubble gum

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