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Warning signs of bullying

Putting a Stop to It Before It Causes the Most Damage When children complain about a headache or stomachache, parents may seek immediate relief with over-the-counter painkillers or antacids. But

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Replacing candy with better-for-you snacks

Healthy Options Headed for Local School Vending Machines Fat-free and soy yogurts, granola bars, fruit and grain bars, and soy crisps may become standard fare at some Polk County public

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Healthy Cook: 5 school lunch ideas to satisfy kids’ hunger

School lunches have come a long way since I was a boy.If you didn’t go home for lunch, you brought a brown bag with a peanut butter and jam sandwich

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PCMA Letter: One of the hottest months in Florida

Besides the fact that school starts up this month, August is also notoriously known as one of our hottest months of the year! This is important to note for our

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Pop Quiz: Finding your child’s fitness level

Do you know activity level your child should be at and what are the best kid-approved activities? We all know that we need to get in shape and stay in

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Beware of ACA scams

  As of October 1 until March 31, 2014, uninsured residents will be able to go to a federal website to shop for insurance plans and coverage under the Affordable

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5 reasons your child should see a pediatric dentist before school starts

At the start of a new school year, it’s common practice for parents to schedule routine physicals, which include vision and hearing testing. What should also be added to back-to-school

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Signs and Symptoms: Helping a child with ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a health condition that can disrupt behavior and impair learning. Central Florida Health News talked about ADHD with Dr. George C. Winny, a board