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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Host families waiting for their Fresh Air Fund children to come off their bus.

Inner-City Kids Get Some Fresh Air

A few dozen youngsters from New York City will be calling the SouthCoast home for the next two weeks.

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Pediatricians Suggest Reading Every Day

Pediatricians will soon be telling parents to read out loud to their babies every day. The American Academy of Pediatrics issued that new policy on Tuesday.

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young girl laughing as her mother reads a book to her
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Quality Heathcare For Kids Gets A Boost On The Southcoast

If you're like me, your child is the most important thing in your life. You will do ANYTHING for your child, and if they aren't perfect you're not perfect.

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Teenage Couple Sharing a Waffle on a Disposable Plate
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‘Cool’ Kids In Middle School Struggle In Their 20s

This is a fascinating study that every parent needs to read! It suggests that the crowd your teen is hanging out with now really does impact them later in life.

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Food Recovery Network Helps Prevent Hunger And Food Waste [VIDEO]

"Eat your food. There are children in China going hungry!" Does this scenario sound familiar to you?

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SlideRider Turns Your Stairs Into A Slide

(Trisha Cleveland, inventor)

From the Department of "They didn't have this when I was a kid!"

A new product turns your stairs into a slide. SlideRider , which was designed by Trisha Cleveland, is a series of foldable mats that includes a cushioned landing pad for a soft landing. Cleveland has teamed up with Quirky,

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Baby Wipes Linked to Itchy Skin

Itchy, allergic rashes in babies and adults are being linked to baby wipes.

Doctors have found a preservative in the moist towelettes may lead to acute contact dermatitis, a type of skin inflammation or rash

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Would You Want To See a Report on What Your Kids Eat For Lunch?

A rural New York school district tested out sending home reports to parents about what their children chose to eat for lunch as a way of encouraging healthier eating by kids.

The pilot program from Cornell University involved 27 parents who were sent weekly emails detailing the types of food their children bought at lunch

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Pinterest

Technology is a Barrier Between Kids and Sleep

A new study by the Journal of Pediatric Psychology has found that televisions and computures in children’s rooms are causing them anxiety. 

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Will Graham, flickr

Boy Excused From Class Due To “Red Sox Fever”

Now that the Boston Red Sox have moved one step closer to the World Series, teachers in Massachusetts may see more students coming down with something one mother called "Red Sox fever."

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