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Looking cool can hurt. How to help your kids avoid backpack pain

Back to school shopping can be a pain. But as your kids look for that perfect school bag, make sure it won’t lead to their own back pain down the road. Compared to messenger bags, totes and purses, backpacks are the best alternative for carrying books and papers home from school. They also take advantage […]

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Debunking Myths About Eye Health

We all may be guilty of telling are kids not to sit too close to the television, eat your carrots and don’t cross your eyes because they may stick that way.  But according to Kidshealth.org, none of these tell the whole story.  Sitting close to the television or computer has shown no evidence of harming eyesight, […]

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How does your Doctor Feel about Natural Child Birth?

Interested in a natural child birthing experience, but not sure if your doctor will be on board? Check out Dr. Jason Johnson’s interview with Good Things Utah below to get his thoughts on it. Natural child birth has become a trend not only in Utah, but nation-wide.  But many feel that doctors and hospitals will […]

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Overheating: How to Stay Safe in the Pioneer Day Sun

Pioneer Day. The day that Utah decides to recreate their 4th of July celebration all over again. However, it is also a day many of us will spend most of outside in the sun, which can be dangerous. While enjoying the Pioneer Day festivities, remember that high temperatures can affect the body not only when […]

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7 Tips on Backyard Safety

Summer means time for pool parties, backyard BBQs and other outdoor activities—but have you thought about how safe your backyard is for your family to enjoy? KidsHealth has 7 easy ways you can make your backyard kid-proof for your family’s favorite summertime activities: Light the Way – Make sure any outdoor paths or stairways are […]

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