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email@example.comFrom sledding and skiing to building a snowman in the backyard, winter offers a wonderland of fun activities for children. But the cold-weather months can also pose safety concerns, such as frostbite and hypothermia, recreational mishaps and the spread...
Special to The Herald-MailAs a mother of two children younger than 2, Chancity Barnhart knows just how hard it can be for new parents to get a good night's sleep. The Hagerstown parent had her own challenges helping her first son to sleep on his own, and plenty of her friends...
Eastern Panhandle Anesthesia Associates MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Dr. Christopher M. Spiess, anesthesiologist, recently joined Eastern Panhandle Anesthesia Associates, based at City Hospital in Martinsburg. Spiess recently completed a residency in...
firstname.lastname@example.orgEditor's note: This is part of an occasional series on children eating vegetables. The series explores ways to highlight a vegetable's flavor and appearance as a way to work around the resistance some picky eaters have to trying unfamiliar vegetables....
Fruit juices are popular beverages for toddlers and children today. While often advertised as healthy options, too much juice can provide them with too many calories and too much sugar. A few consequences of this include excess weight gain and dental...
email@example.comIt's elementary. Healthy lifestyle choices should begin in childhood. But parents are busy. Fast food is cheap. And technology helps keep children sedentary. As a result, one out of three children in the United States is overweight or obese, according...
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firstname.lastname@example.orgAbout 12 percent of American children between the ages of 2 and 4 use computers every day. Fifty percent of children younger than 8 have access to a mobile device like a smartphone, a video iPod or tablet. And television is still the elephant in the...
email@example.comIt can be something as simple as falling off a bicycle or as forceful as slamming to the ice during a hockey game. But both incidents could result in what the American Academy of Pediatrics has termed "a silent epidemic" among children —...
firstname.lastname@example.orgWhen Jeff and Lorrie Kreille were expecting their first child last year, they were faced with all sorts of decisions. There was a name to choose, a nursery to decorate and the selection of godparents. But one decision loomed heavy on their minds. If...
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