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Kids And Technology: Tips for Parents in a High-Tech World

Get Smart

Although children may not want to admit it, the school year is here. Parents know that back to school means a packed planner filled with everything from recitals to parent-teacher conferences. As time gets stretched, parents and children may talk less and fall back on timesavers, like notes or text messages.

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Play It Safe When It Comes To Concussions

Heads Up Concussion in Youth Sports, numerous kids, playing soccer, football, skateboarding, baseball, biking, hockey

More than 38 million boys and girls, ages 5-18, participate in organized youth sports across the country. And while sports can be a fun way to socialize and instill values such as teamwork, physical activity can also mean potential injuries.

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