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Children and screen time: How much is too much?

How much time should your child spend each day watching TV, movies or playing on a smartphone or computer? Find out here.

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What It Takes For Spring/Summer Athletes To Be “...

As spring and summer sports seasons start to wind up, all the pressure from early recruiters and coaches can cause athletes to strive to be perfect.

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Keeping your kids healthy at school

Do you know why school kids get sick so often? In the early school years, your child’s immune system is put to the test. Young children in large groups tend to easily spread organisms that cause illness.

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Tough questions and straight answers about vaccines

Do vaccines cause autism? Is it OK to skip certain vaccines?

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Study: Homeschooled Kids Sleep More Than Others

Experts urge later start times at other schools after charting homeschool sleep benefits.

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When to be concerned about toddler speech development

If you're unable to understand any of your 2-year-old's words, talk to your child's doctor about scheduling an evaluation.

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5 hidden health risks for women

Despite increased attention to women's health issues, there are still many health risks that women need to know about that are not getting a whole lot of attention.

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Various exercises can strengthen your heart

Going to the gym can make your muscles bigger and stronger. But improving your heart may be the most important workout.

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Resources

Whole Foods Market Healthy Eating

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A healthier you is within reach. Follow our Four Pillars of Healthy Eating and get the building blocks to a better you.

Bend Memorial Clinic Pediatrics

Children are not small adults. They have unique health care needs that require special skill, attention and a whole lot of TLC. Our Pediatricians take the time to really get to know your kids, whether they’re infants, toddlers, big kids or teenagers.

Whole Foods Market School & Family Resource Center

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Only 2% of children eat enough fresh fruits and vegetables, and the typical elementary student receives just 3.4 hours of nutrition education each year. School gardens can make a difference.

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