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10 tips for playground safety

Sally Wilson shares tips for how to keep your child safe at the playground.

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Kids need recess

Physical activity has a very beneficial effect on kids’ brains and bodies.

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Understanding air quality codes

Sure, you’ve heard the term “Air Quality Index,” but what does a red air quality day really mean for you and your family?

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Heat-related illnesses

Children produce more heat during activities and sweat less, which is why they are more susceptible to heat-related illnesses, especially on hot, humid days.

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8 tips for keeping cool on a hot day

Limiting your time outdoors, eating light foods and drinking plenty of water are just a few of the things you can do to stay cool in the heat.