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Do you know the ABCs of a safe bike?

With warmer days on the way, kids are heading outside and breaking out the bikes. Alix McNulty, an injury prevention coordinator at Advocate Children’s Hospital in Oak Lawn, Ill., offers the following tips to make sure your children pedal their ...

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Is your cell phone becoming a security blanket?

A recent study found that college students who constantly reach for their cell phones might be using them as a way to avoid dealing with unpleasant experiences or feelings. “Handheld devices, with their countless apps and entertainment options and their constant ...

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Should yoga be taught in schools?

Can doing yoga ten minutes a day energize your child and enhance their ability to learn? According to one study, published in The Journal of Behavioral Health Services and Research, the answer is yes. Researchers evaluated the mental health benefits ...

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Childhood obesity and a warning for celebrities

Childhood obesity is a growing concern, with 12.7 million, approximately 17 percent of people ages 2-19, considered obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). A recent study by NYU Langone Medical Center found popular musicians are ...

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