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The Effects of Cannabis on Teenage Brains

Our teenage years are meant to be a time of self-growth, exploration, and risk-taking. Some risks help to promote productive habits and lifestyles for...

Toledo Children Can Get a Head Start on Learning with Universal Pre-K

Research shows that over 80 percent of Toledo’s children enter kindergarten without the skills, behaviors or knowledge needed for continued academic success later in...

Is Pediatric Hepatitis a Threat this Fall?

As parents prepare for their K-12 kids to return to school, protecting them from disease continues to be a priority. In addition to the...

Urban Wholistics Gives Back to Toledo’s Junction Neighborhood

Residents of many Toledo neighborhoods cannot make it to farms for fresh produce, so Sonia Flunder-McNair brings the farm to the city. McNair, a...

How to Set Screen Time Boundaries

With technology playing an ever larger role in our day-to-day lives, even from a young age, the subject of screen time can be a...

Is Cocomelon Harmful for Kids?

By Chelsea Convis and Laurie Bertke Many parents would like to avoid having their young child watch TV at all. But those parents might also...

APA Recommends Breastfeeding Until Age 2: Toledo Expert Weighs In

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the World Health Organization (WHO), and other health organizations and agencies recently extended the recommended duration for breastfeeding...

Toledo Area Midwives and Doulas Create Unique Birth Experiences

There are many things to consider during pregnancy besides the baby shower and gift registry. While pregnancy can be an exciting time, it is...

Salute Pizzeria Delivers: South Toledo Spot Offers Traditional, Gluten-Free, Vegan, and Keto Options

Pizza is the quintessential quick and easy family takeout food — a crowd pleaser for all ages that doesn’t break the budget. Salute Pizzeria (pronounced...

Baby on a Budget: Save a Bundle

Congratulations! You either have a new bundle of joy or will bring one home soon. Having a baby is such an exciting time, but...

CDC Approves COVID Vaccinations for Children as Young as 6 Months

As of June 18, 2022 COVID vaccines have been approved by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for children as young as six...

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