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Little girl applying sunscreen on her nose on the beach

What Parents Need to Know About Kids and Sunscreen

October 2018

Even a few serious sunburns can increase your child’s chances of getting skin cancer, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. To…

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It’s Time for Back-to-School Eye Exams

October 2018

Start early to make sure your child has healthy eyes for a lifetime, advises the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC…

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Protect Your Kids Traveling to and From School

August 2018

It’s that time of year again! Time to kick off another school year —and time to remind your kids how to get to and from…

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Get Kids Packing! (Lunches, That Is)

August 2018

Teaching kids how to pack their own lunches can be a fun back-to- school activity. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has some…

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Oral Care Should Start Before Baby’s First Tooth

January 2018

Your child's oral care routine should begin way before your baby's first tooth appears. Getting into a routine of care for gums and teeth at…

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Healthy Vision Tips - for Kids!

December 2017

Parents, take a few minutes to talk with your kids about these important eye-care tips. Now's the time to create habits that will give them…

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