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Sugar: The Difference-Maker

Recently, we ran across a not-very-surprising-yet-kind-of-interesting study published earlier this year in Caries Research.

The “no surprise” part is that it confirmed the role for sucrose – ordinary table sugar – in tooth decay. 324 more words

Dental Health

Plant It, and Kids Will Eat!

In Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy wrote “Spring is the time of plans and projects.” Plans and projects are those things that keep children out of trouble, or at least involve them in safer, more manageable trouble. 697 more words


Does Your Toddler Point at Airplanes? How Early Autism Screening Helps Families and Public Health

“Does your child point with one finger to show you something interesting, such as an airplane in the sky, or a big truck in the road?”

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Community & Society

Doctors, Psychs Teaming Up To Offer Integrated Health Care

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Health care for children is evolving with a growing number of pediatricians pairing up with mental health professionals. 516 more words


For Children & Families This Spring, April Showers Bring More Than May Flowers

President Obama recently signed into law the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015. This comes as great news to city leaders such as Mayor Jorge Elorza, who is working to expand health coverage for children and families in Providence, R.I. 390 more words


Rebekah: OMG! My First 5K Is Happening This Weekend!

Last year was my very first year to participate in the Red Balloon Run and Ride. I use the term participate loosely since I walked the 1K very, very slowly! 184 more words