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Why Growing Bones Need Extra Special Care

This post is brought to you by Wolfson Children’s Hospital.When kids’ bones break, here’s what’s at stake Contrary to what some people think, children aren’t just little adults – especially when it comes to their developing bones. When an adult breaks an arm or leg, the bone simply snaps. In children, bones are more flexible […]

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Watch Your Hearts, Mommies!

This post is brought to you by Wolfson Children’s Hospital.Little red hats prompt area mothers to be mindful of their own heart health You’ve probably heard that heart disease is the number-one killer among Americans, but did you know that about 80 percent of heart disease deaths could be prevented each year? That’s why it’s […]

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Help Marissa and Others Fight for the Win: Participate in the Wolfson Children’s Challenge

The Wolfson Children’s Challenge is brought to you by Wolfson Children’s Hospital. Marissa Ierna is used to running marathons – figuratively and literally. From the tender age of 3, the Jacksonville athlete and cancer survivor has faced major health trials that would have stopped many people in their tracks. But for Ierna, the setbacks only […]

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What New Parents Want to Know :: 10 Commonly Asked Questions

Brought to you by Wolfson Children’s Hospital Whether you’re a first-time parent or you’ve been through the experience before, wondering if you’re doing the right thing is a natural reaction to the challenge of raising a child. Even if it’s something you’ve dealt with on the first go-around, every child is unique, so experiences may […]

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Moms: Why Taking Care of Yourself is the Best Thing for Your Family

Brought to you by Wolfson Children’s Hospital Whether you have one child or five, a newborn or toddlers, being a mother has its challenges. Juggling doctors’ appointments, carpools, sporting events, naptimes, laundry meals and full or part-time jobs take up a lot of your day and stamina. It’s a rewarding but hectic time that can leave […]

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