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Most parents know to be concerned about cigarettes and alcohol. But these days, kids have found another way to get high -- painkillers and other prescription drugs are being abused at record levels.
The prevalence of overweight children has doubled in the past 20 years, and currently, one out of six children is overweight. As a nation, we need to intervene now and get our kids on the right track! Their good habits will last a lifetime.
Kids love the bright colors and crackling of sparklers and fireworks, but it's the alarming statistics that make us urge you: leave the pyrotechnics to the professionals.
If there were a new vaccine available to help prevent ear infections in children, would you give it to your child?
Are you web-savvy or are your kids better at navigating the web than you are?
Why aren't teens getting the recommended nine hours of sleep per night that they need?
No parent wants to think of their teen slamming beers after a football game or sneaking alcohol out of their own liquor cabinet, but the fact is, many teens are going to experiment with alcohol. And given the temptations they face, it's best to arm them -- and yourself -- with the facts.