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An OB-GYN Answers All of Your Questions About COVID-19 & Pregnancy

It can be hard to find accurate information about one of pregnant women’s biggest concerns today: pregnancy and COVID-19. Luckily, the experts at Kaiser Permanente have answers to your most pressing questions. 

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Virtual Kindergarten Readiness Works, According to New Study

The Ohio State University innovated with a four week remote program for Pre-K kids.

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Recall Alert: Select Vitafusion Gummy Vitamins Recalled Due to Foreign Matter

Check your kids’ vitamins for these recalled gummies.

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10 Things I Wish 17-Year-Old Me Knew

“Life is beautiful and tragic but here are 10 things I wish I knew before I got older and encountered more and more bad life stuff.”

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Pepperoni Hot Pockets Recalled Over Possibility of Glass Contamination

The product should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase. Check your freezer!

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5 Simple Ways Parents Can Help Boost Their Kid’s Immunity

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I often get asked “How can I build my child’s Immunity?”  Here are some suggestions from an Immunologist (hint: it’s me).
1. It starts with a great diet.

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What Kids Should Learn About Mental Health

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The stigma and the misinformation surrounding mental illness are staggering.
How many adults believe that depression is “just being sad”? That the weather can be “bipolar”? That you can call yourself OCD because you’re a little too organized?…

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Scholastic Celebrates 100 Years with a Brand New Platform for Parents & Educators

Scholastic is turning 100 and to celebrate they are launching an amazing new resource for parents and educators.

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Dear Teachers, I See You

“For my friends, as they set sail in uncharted waters; wherever they may lead.”

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Having a Baby during COVID? 5 Questions to Ask Your Doctor Now

“Too often, obstetricians make decisions for their patients without consulting them. I want to provide women with the information they need to take part in these decisions and take charge of their health and pregnancies.”

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5 Ways to Protect Your Pregnancy during the Pandemic

“Knowing you’re creating the safest, happiest, and healthiest environment for yourself and your baby will provide some comfort and peace of mind during this uncertain time in history.”

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The Easiest Way to Boost Your Family’s Immunity

“Exercise, good sleep habits, and stress reduction techniques plus a healthy diet may be just what your family needs to stay healthy and happy.”

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Conagra Recall

Conagra Brands, Inc. Recalls Frozen Chicken Bowl Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

The frozen, not-ready-to-eat chicken bowl items were produced on Jan. 23, 2020.

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Aerie Releases New Abilitee Adaptive Clothing Accessories

The brand is creating adaptive apparel for people with disabilities & medical needs.

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Science Says You Should Grab Your Bestie & Hang Out—at Least Twice a Week

Go ahead and schedule that moms night out ASAP, because science says it’s good for your health.

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Recall Alert: Hodgson Mill All-Purpose Flour

Check your pantry before you start that holiday baking.

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Recall Alert: Missa Bay Lettuce Products Sold At Target, ALDI and More

Check your fridge for any of these salad products.

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Recall Alert: Mann Packing Co. Vegetables Recalled for Potential Listeria Contamination

Vegetables sold at Trader Joe’s and other stores recalled due to possible contamination risk.

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10+ Tweets about Surviving Sick Days with Kids

Nothing tests a parent more than the dreaded sick day.

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Strategies for Stress-Free Travel with Kids

If your holiday plans include traveling, these tips can help take some of the hassle out of a potentially stressful journey.

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The AKC’s PupPals Program Helps Kids to Heal

Greetings from a canine companion!

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Brave Care: A New Pediatric Urgent Clinic Designed With Families in Mind

Portland parents: put this amazing new clinic on speed dial for your kids’ urgent care needs.

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Ground Beef Is to Blame for An E. Coli Outbreak, According to the CDC

This is what you should do to avoid getting sick from the outbreak.

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Recall Alert: This Infant Cough Syrup Could Have Harmful Bacteria

Is your baby’s cough syrup on the recall list?

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