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Raise awareness of congenital heart defects in February
Jan 02, 2013

Raise awareness of congenital heart defects in February

When: February 7-14 What: When a baby is born, most parents fawn over the newborn and want to make sure […]

Celebrate healthy diet choices in January
Dec 17, 2012

Celebrate healthy diet choices in January

When: Jan. 6 – 12 What: The holiday season is a time of indulgence. Big, celebratory feasts are held and […]

Donate blood in January
Dec 03, 2012

Donate blood in January

When: January What: By the time January rolls around, the cold weather is in full swing. Temperatures drop and the […]

Keep older family members safe on the road in December
Nov 26, 2012

Keep older family members safe on the road in December

When: Dec. 3–7, 2012 What: As a teen, getting your driver’s license is a rite of passage, a step into […]

Fortify against the flu through vaccination
Nov 12, 2012

Fortify against the flu through vaccination

When: Dec. 2-8, 2012 What: As the temperature dips, people begin bundling up in hats and gloves. But colder weather […]

Consider safety when buying toys and gifts during the holiday
Nov 05, 2012

Consider safety when buying toys and gifts during the holiday

When: December 1-31 What: Once Halloween ends, the winter holiday season starts to take over. Red and green decorations splash […]

Q&A with a citizen journalist
Nov 02, 2012

Q&A with a citizen journalist

Citizen journalism has never been as present as it is in today’s media landscape. Through social media, newspapers, websites and […]

Keeping our children safe in November
Oct 22, 2012

Keeping our children safe in November

When: November What: The freedom of childhood is a mindset of indestructibility, where children run, jump, kick, swim, playand get […]

Citizen journalism today and tomorrow
Oct 19, 2012

Citizen journalism today and tomorrow

Journalism is a constantly changing beast. In a world where deadlines are a constant, and newsroom staffs dwindle, citizen journalism […]

Put your nose to the book this November
Oct 08, 2012

Put your nose to the book this November

When: November 1 What: In a society dominated by smartphones, computers and video games, kids may often come home from […]

Schools get healthy in October
Sep 24, 2012

Schools get healthy in October

When: October 15-19 What: The focus on children’s diets is an important issue these days, and many schools have gotten […]

Put on your shoes and get walking to school in October
Sep 10, 2012

Put on your shoes and get walking to school in October

When: October 3 What: The emphasis on exercise has never been more prevalent than it is these days. People are […]

Take a load off your backpack in September
Aug 27, 2012

Take a load off your backpack in September

When: Sept. 19 What: September typically means back-to-school time. Children load up their backpacks with notebooks, binders and every school […]

Make September a month of whole grains
Aug 13, 2012

Make September a month of whole grains

When: September What: During September, kids return to school and sandwiches start making their grand reappearance in lunchboxes. Slathered with […]

Clean your plate of those fruits and veggies in September
Jul 30, 2012

Clean your plate of those fruits and veggies in September

When: September What: September is a time for a new season, a new school year and new friends. It can […]

Newspaper paywalls on the rise
Jul 27, 2012

Newspaper paywalls on the rise

Print papers are being forced to find new and innovative ways to bring in revenue as the industry continues to […]

Get active with your kids in August
Jul 16, 2012

Get active with your kids in August

When: August 5-11 What: Most people know that exercising regularly is an important element of leading a healthy lifestyle. In […]

Get those immunizations in August
Jul 02, 2012

Get those immunizations in August

When: August What: When parents bring home a new baby, they worry about everything.  How much should they feed the […]

Fighting against juvenile arthritis in July
Jun 18, 2012

Fighting against juvenile arthritis in July

When: July What: Children are bursting with energy, constantly on the go. They get bumps and bruises left and right, […]

Splish, splash & sun care in July
Jun 04, 2012

Splish, splash & sun care in July

When: July What: By July, the summer is in full swing and having fun in the sun is the first […]

Health awareness is a guy thing this June
May 21, 2012

Health awareness is a guy thing this June

When: June What: June is all about celebrating the important men in your life. On Father’s Day, we tell our […]

Fight migraine pain in June
May 07, 2012

Fight migraine pain in June

When: June What: First it starts as a slightly nagging pain. But then it develops into a full-blown, debilitating headache […]

Fight the heat and stay cool this summer
Apr 23, 2012

Fight the heat and stay cool this summer

When: May 25 What: As the summer months get closer, many look forward to swimming, running through sprinklers and other […]

Look out for those allergenic foods in May
Apr 09, 2012

Look out for those allergenic foods in May

When: May 13 – 19, 2012 What: Peanut butter and jelly is the quintessential children’s sandwich. The kid’s classic has […]

Keep kids safe in April
Mar 26, 2012

Keep kids safe in April

  When: April 21-28, 2012 What: Children can be adventurous. They climb trees, play sports, hop fences, and get dirty. […]