Studies show cold medicine has little to no effect on children. Here are some other methods to help soothe your child’s symptoms.
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The perils of plastic strike again.
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“There is always something or someone to blame in our struggle for education reform… I blame grades.”
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Over the last century, the time children spend asleep has declined by more than an hour. But which factors are most responsible for keeping kids awake?
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We all know getting your kids to run around the playground and join a sports team is great for their physical health. But now, there’s plenty of evidence showing exercise can give your kids a serious mental boost as well.
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