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February is American Heart Month

American Heart Month

Many of you reading this are young, but you are never too young to start thinking about your health. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in both men and women, taking more than 600,000 lives a year in the U.S. — the cause of 1 in 4 deaths! And …

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Newton Learning Center Hosts Free IEP Know Your Rights Seminar

IEP Panel

Newton Learning Center, a Second Start Learning Disabilities Programs, Inc. school for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other similar learning differences, is hosting a free Individualized Education Program (IEP) rights panel discussion on Saturday, Feb. 23, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the McKinley Arts & Culture Center …

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Strategies For Talking To Your Adolescent About Sex

adolescent sex

Childhood is a brilliant time of exploration. Imagination runs wild, and innocent questions or quips likely pepper your dinnertime conversations — and probably at other times, too, such as: brief conversations about “private” parts explaining how girls and boys are different answering the infamous “Where do babies come from?” question Let’s be …

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Reclaiming My Identity with Water Therapy

water therapy

They say you can lose your identity when you become a mom, and I do feel that way, because I spend all day every day with my toddler daughter helping her learn and grow. The weekends when dad is home from work, I hope he takes her out of the …

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