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KNOW YOUR PLASTICS
March 26, 2013
Plastics are everywhere. Some are eco-friendly and appear to be very safe for kids. Most are made from non-renewable petroleum, much of which needs to be imported. Some plastics cause dangerous pollution during manufacturing, and some contain chemicals suspected of causing harm Ÿ?? especially to kids.
Facts and Figures About Children Smoking Cigarettes
Cigarettes are some of the most harmful yet popular products in the world, filled with carcinogenic compounds that are known to induce or encourage the growth of cancer. They are also addictive, leading people to a dangerous regular habit that makes them prone to developing heart disease, lung conditions and other damaging physical health effects. Children smoking cigarettes leads to long-term terrible habits and is far more common than you are likely to believe....(more)
Is your medicine cabinet filled with expired drugs or medications you no longer use? How should you dispose of them?
Most drugs can be thrown in the household trash, but consumers should take certain precautions before tossing them out, according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). A few drugs should be flushed down the toilet. And a growing number of community-based "take-back" programs offer another safe disposal alternative.
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All about bullying : prevention, cyberbullying, children with disabilities are more at risk, internet issues, and much more.
All you need to know about saving for your infant's or child's college.
Draft Advice For Women Who Are Pregnant, Or Who Might Become Pregnant, and Nursing Mothers, About Avoiding Harm To Your Baby Or Young Child From Mercury in Fish and Shellfish.
Fish and shellfish can be an important part of a balanced diet. It is a good source of high quality protein and other nutrients and is low in fat. The FDA and EPA are advising pregnant women and nursing mothers to eat the types and amounts of fish and shellfish that are safe to prevent harm to the development of their baby or young child.
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Like gardening, tending to a budding conversationalist requires the right tools:
Nurture your baby’s communication
Fluoride varnish is a safe and easy way to help protect your childŸ??s teeth against cavities.
The United Way of Tucson in partnership with the Pima County Health Department has applied fluoride varnish to over 300 preschool children in 10 Tucson area childcare centers since January 2007.
Please check with your local County Health Department or United Way to see if a similar program exists in your community!