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  • 6 tips to prevent COVID-19 and other viruses

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    6 tips to prevent COVID-19 and other viruses

    As kids head back to school each year, they are at an increased risk of catching a virus. This year, there's the added fear that children may get COVID-19 while in the classroom if they return to school in-person.

  • How to care for your child's face mask

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    How to care for your child's face mask

    In schools across Texas, all children ages 10 or older are required to wear masks throughout the school day, following the governor's executive order. Many parents have questions about how to clean face masks, how many their children should have on hand and how to get their children to wear face masks and keep them on.

  • Nutrition for athletes: What to eat during season and off-season

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    Nutrition for athletes: What to eat during season and off-season

    While there isn't a one-size-fits-all diet for athletes, there are certain foods that will better fuel their performance than others. Each athlete should consider their training goals, type of sport and level of activity, which will affect their nutrition needs.

  • How to nurture your child's mental health

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    How to nurture your child's mental health

    Many parents understand the importance of healthy eating habits and staying active for their child's physical health. Now, with rates of mental health issues in children on the rise, more and more parents are realizing the value of supporting and nurturing their child's mental health as part of their overall health and wellness.

  • Bullying at school: Signs your child is being bullied

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    Bullying at school: Signs your child is being bullied

    According to stopbullying.gov, bullying is defined as unwanted, aggressive behavior among school-age children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behavior is repeated, or has the potential to be repeated, over time.

  • How the flu shot works and why kids need one

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    How the flu shot works and why kids need one

    The best offense during a tough flu season is a good defense. You can defend your family from the flu by ensuring everyone in your household gets a flu shot every year.

  • SIDS and keeping your baby safe

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    SIDS and keeping your baby safe

    If you're a new parent or a parent-to-be, you’re likely aware of SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome). SIDS is the unexplained death of an infant less than 1 year of age, and while the causes may be unknown, there are steps you can take to reduce your baby's risk.

  • Should children get the nasal flu vaccine?

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    Should children get the nasal flu vaccine?

    If you are like many parents, the nasal spray flu vaccine sounds like an easy way to protect your child against the flu. You don't have to worry about your child's fear of needles or any tears or tantrums leading up to the shot.

  • How to prepare children for a COVID-19 test

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    How to prepare children for a COVID-19 test

    While many people think of adults as the ones mainly impacted by COVID-19, children can be affected, too – and may need testing. With the enormous amount of anxiety surrounding COVID-19, kids may feel especially nervous about being tested.

  • How to manage your child's ADHD at home

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    How to manage your child's ADHD at home

    Just like raising any child, parenting a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) comes with rewards and challenges along the way. When symptoms of ADHD, such as difficulty planning, organizing, and controlling thoughts, feelings and actions, go unmanaged, they can cause stress in a child's life and within your family, too.

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