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Kids Get Codeine in ER Despite Risks, Guidelines

Despite recommended limits on codeine use in children, the potent painkiller is prescribed for children in at least half a million emergency room visits each year, a study suggests.

04/21/2014

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Kids Continue To Pound Back The Caffeine

Approximately 75 percent of U.S. kids and young adults consume at least some caffeine on a daily basis.

02/14/2014

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All-Natural Foods That Kids Will Love

Get ideas about what types of foods are fun and healthy for your child so you can ensure even the pickiest eaters are getting their nutrition.

12/05/2013

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Study: Kids Are Less Fit Than Their Parents Were

Today’s kids can’t keep up with their parents. An analysis of studies on 250 million children around the world finds they don’t run as fast or as far as their parents did when they were young.

11/19/2013

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Dr. Rebecca Bailey’s Tips For A Safe Halloween

Going trick-or-treating with the kids this Halloween? Elizabeth Bailey RN and Dr. Rebecca Bailey’s have some helpful tips for ensuring a safe and fun night out in the neighborhood.

10/24/2013

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Study: One Hour Nap For Kids Good For Their Brain

Most caregivers know that an hour nap means a happier child, but a new study shows another benefit.

10/07/2013

A new study finds that 70 percent of parents keep a watchful eye on their own children’s Facebook accounts, and 46 percent reported having their kids' passwords.  (ALAIN JOCARD/AFP/GettyImages)

Study: 70 Percent Of Parents Monitor Kids’ Facebook Accounts, Nearly Half Have Passwords

A new study finds that 70 percent of parents keep a watchful eye on their own children’s Facebook accounts, and 46 percent reported having their kids’ passwords.

06/14/2013

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Best Places To Entertain Grandparents On A Budget In Washington DC

Who says you have to stay at home when the grandparents are in town? Check out one of these best places to entertain grandparents on a budget in Washington DC today.

03/01/2013

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Best Ways To Prepare For a Spring Break Staycation In Washington DC

Think you need to travel hundreds of miles or spend beaucoup bucks in order to plan the perfect spring break getaway? Think again. Washington DC is known to be located near plenty of fun, exciting and interesting places. Forget dealing with the TSA and make your way to one of these nearby spring break friendly destinations today.

02/23/2013

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Best Family Friendly New Year’s Parties In Washington DC

Enjoy First Night activities, New Year’s Eve celebrations and a safe, family friendly environment perfect for celebrating 2013 together.

12/28/2012

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