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First Aid: Protect Your Kids From Boo Boos, Bumps and Broken Bones

This is the time of year when more kids suffer accidental injuries, especially those related to outdoor play. read more

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Summer Food Service Program for Kids in Need

Many Ohio parents and caregivers continue to make difficult choices every day to provide for their families. In many cases, this leaves Ohio’s most vulnerable citizens, our children and youth,

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2018 Northeast Ohio Parent Choice Awards Winners: Health, Learning & More

We asked, and readers answered. During the nomination period in March and the voting period in May, parents in Northeast Ohio weighed in on everything family-friendly in the region for our third annual contest. Here are this year's winners and honorable mentions in the “Health, Learning & More” categories. ...
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Help Your Aging Loved One Enjoy the Outdoors Safely

When it’s summer in Northeast Ohio, most folks try to spend every waking moment outside, soaking up the good weather while it lasts. We all are, after all, creatures who

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Mosquito Bite Dos and Don’ts

Everyone likes to spend a relaxing summer evening outdoors.

But that relaxation often can be interrupted by the familiar pinch of a pesky mosquito bite. read more

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Backyard Bonfires: Local Family Opens Up About Fire Pit Dangers

April 18 was a warm spring day just after Easter in 2017.

Jamie Bosley, of East Palestine, remembers that because her kids were using Peeps from their Easter baskets instead

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Trampolines for Kids: Are They Safe?

Trampolines are popular among kids and adults  — but they can be dangerous. From 2002 to 2011, trampoline injuries contributed to more than 1 million emergency department visits in the

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Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center Parent Tip of the Week

Causes & Treatment of Infant Hearing Loss

Infant hearing loss affects approximately 2-3 out of 1,000 live births. Conductive hearing loss occurs when sound is not conducted through the outer or middle ear properly. Sensorineural hearing loss occurs when there is damage to the inner ear or the auditory nerve. Mixed hearing loss is a combination of both. The goal for every child with hearing loss is to prevent or minimize potential delays in development. ...
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