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  • Fight seasonal allergies [Infographic]

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    Fight seasonal allergies [Infographic]

    Seasonal allergies are among the most common allergies in the United States. In fact, up to 40% of children have pollen allergies. Symptoms of seasonal allergies can include congestion, sinus pressure, runny nose, itchy or watery eyes, coughing and more.


  • Springtime Recipe: Chicken Lettuce Wraps

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    Springtime Recipe: Chicken Lettuce Wraps

    We asked the dietitians from our Get Up & Go team to offer up healthy, delicious recipes that fit the spring season. These lettuce wraps are flavorful, easy to make and a lighter alternative as the weather begins to warm up this season.


  • Surviving the time change with a toddler

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    Surviving the time change with a toddler

    When daylight saving time changes come around, or you need to adjust your child’s sleep schedule for other reasons, you should take careful steps to change the bedtime routine.


  • Springtime Recipe: Beanie Burgers

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    Springtime Recipe: Beanie Burgers

    We asked the dietitians from our Get Up & Go team to offer up healthy, delicious recipes that fit the spring season. These beanie burgers are light, tasty and a great alternative to the fast food options that many families choose.


  • Help your family prevent cycling injuries this Spring

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    Help your family prevent cycling injuries this Spring

    Studies estimate that large numbers of these cyclists experience physical problems: 48 percent in their necks, 42 percent in their knees, 36 percent in the groin and buttocks, 31 percent in their hands, and 30 percent in the back. No matter why they use a bicycle, young people can follow some basic safety principles to avoid common cycling injuries.


  • Spring Cleaning Tips for Including the Kids

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    Spring Cleaning Tips for Including the Kids

    The weather’s getting warmer, birds are chirping, flowers are blooming – and you’re likely holding a mile-long spring cleaning list. Spring cleaning holds many benefits. If you or anyone in your family suffers from allergies, ridding the house of lingering dust, mold and pollen can bring some relief. Spring cleaning reduces the bacteria you live with, resulting in a healthier environment. Plus, after a season of family gatherings, indoor activities, holiday gifts and school projects, you’re probably craving a little fresher air and open space inside your home.


  • How does living in the Dallas area affect my child's seasonal allergies?

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    How does living in the Dallas area affect my child's seasonal allergies?

    Every year the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America ranks the worst cities for allergies. In spring 2015, Dallas was the 19th worst. In spring 2016, it fell to 27th — better, but still one of the worst in the nation. Texas is deep in the Pollen Belt — the region of the country that stretches from the southern Midwest to the Southeast. It’s the worst area for allergies in the nation. If your child has seasonal allergies, they have some specific challenges living in the Dallas area. Unlike some other parts of the country, there’s a seasonal allergy for all four seasons:.


  • 8 Tips for preventing allergies this spring

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    8 Tips for preventing allergies this spring

    Hay fever is far and away the most common allergy in the United States. Depending on the type of pollen your child is allergic to, he or she may only have symptoms at certain times of year. For instance, a child with a birch pollen allergy will have increased symptoms in the spring when birch trees are in bloom. Kids with grass allergies will be hit hardest during the summer, while those with ragweed allergies will suffer most in the fall.


  • 6 Tips for a healthy, safe prom

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    6 Tips for a healthy, safe prom

    Prom season is here. Teens around North Texas have started planning for prom, searching for the perfect prom dress or tux and carefully planning each detail of what they expect to be a memorable night.

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