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    Solving the Healthy Lunch Dilemma w/ @emeals

    Saturday, August 30, 2014

    Don’t be tricked by labels that promise health benefits, or fun, colorful packaging that your son or daughter will love. Fruit roll-ups seem like the childhood dream food, but they have three types of sugar listed in the first five ingredients and some brands also have trans fats and artificial colors, which may lead to […]

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    Teen Steroid Use Alarming Findings – Awareness Efforts

    Thursday, August 28, 2014

    p5rn7vb A recent research study conducted by University of Minnesota researchers found that teens are using steroids and muscle-enhancing substances at higher rates than previously thought.  The study found that 5.9 percent of boys in the survey reported using steroids, while the rate among girls was 4.6 percent. The findings were surprising, especially since some of the […]

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    Grilling Safety Tips

    Tuesday, July 22, 2014

    Warm weather and a holiday weekend means the smell of outdoor grills are filling your neighborhood. Follow these tips to make sure your recipe for a safe cookout is as unbeatable as your marinade recipe. Prepare Your Grill And Choose A Safe Location Clean your grill regularly. Grease buildup can cause a fire, and your […]

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In Spectrum of ACL Injury Treatment, New Study Reveals Cost Savings for Those who Need Surgery

Rosemont, Ill – In late summer and early fall when youth and college sports begin, it’s a similar refrain: a star on the varsity basketball team tore her anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and is out for the season after surgery. A college football game stopped as a defensive safety hobbles off the field with an […]


Marvel’s THOR: THE DARK WORLD Ultimate Mentor Adventure!

p5rn7vb BURBANK, CA – October 1, 2013 – SEEKING THE NEXT JANE FOSTER!  In MARVEL’S THOR: THE DARK WORLD, Academy Award® winner Natalie Portman portrays astrophysicist Jane Foster, an independent spirit who follows her heart and journeys to a new world. Marvel Studios, UL (Underwriters Laboratories), Dolby Laboratories, National Academy of Science, Girl Scouts USA […]


Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel on Disney

Synopsis:                             After Dr. Doofenshmirtz’s latest “-inator” scheme accidentally removes the powers of some very well-known Marvel Super Heroes (Spider-Man, Iron Man, Thor, and Hulk), the heroes enter the world of Danville and team up with Phineas and Ferb to relocate their powers, defeat the Marvel Super Villains (Red Skull, MODOK, Whiplash and Venom) – who […]


U.S. Measles Rise Means Vaccinations Necessary, Says Packard Children’s Expert

With school under way and the Centers for Disease Control reporting that 2013 is on track to be the worst year for measles in the United States since 1996, parents need to ensure their children’s immunity. To learn about vaccinations and this year’s increase in measles cases, we sat down with Hayley Gans, MD, an […]


NEA: Educators and parents are the most important adults in a child’s life

Educators and parents are the most important adults in a child’s life. That’s why NEA members throughout the nation are working closely with parents to ensure our students succeed. Common Core State Standards have been a controversial and confusing topic for parents. The National Education Association has released comprehensive resources for parents to help educators […]


Car Safety Tips

Car Safety Tips •       The safest placement for kids is the center of the backseat. Children younger than 13 who ride in the front seat can risk serious injury – not only from other cars, but from the very airbags that are designed to protect passengers. •       Be sure […]