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  • Hazard-Free Halloween Fun

    When we think of Halloween, we picture children laughing in colorful costumes, jack-o'-lanterns glowing in house windows, and buckets brimming with candy and treats. Experts warn, however, that this fun-filled night can pose safety hazards.

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  • Fruited Buckwheat Pancakes

    Fire up your griddle for these hearty buckwheat pancakes topped with fresh peaches.

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  • What to Do About Dog Bites

    Dogs are more than pets — they are family. But even well-behaved dogs can bite. Still, many incidents can be avoided. Teach your children how to stay safe.

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    Answer this one: West Nile virus belongs to a group of viruses known as flaviviruses. How are these viruses spread?

    BMI, or body mass index, uses weight and height to calculate weight status for adults. BMI for children and teens also takes into account gender and age because healthy body fatness differs between boys and girls and changes as they grow. This BMI calculator will help you determine if your child is at a healthy weight.

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      Ringworm is a general term used to describe a very common type of skin infection. It is not caused by a worm at all, but by a fungus. In this video, you'll learn more about the fungus that causes ringworm and what steps you can take to prevent the infection.

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