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Winter outdoor and travel safety tips

If you are planning on spending time outside in the cold or traveling in the snow this winter, here are a few winter safety tips.

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What are phthalates and why are they bad?

Phthalates are chemicals that make plastic flexible. They are bad because they can be harmful to pregnant women and their children.

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Preventing lead exposure from the environment

Even low levels of lead in the blood have been shown to affect mood, behavior and the ability to concentrate.

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Keeping summer safe for children with autism

Here are some resources and strategies families can use to help keep their children with autism safe during the summer.

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The pandemic and cyberbullying

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, youth are spending a lot more time online. However, spending more time online can also lead to an increased risk of cyberbullying.