A pandemic Halloween is different, but it can still be fun
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A pandemic Halloween is different, but it can still be fun

Kids and many adults look forward to Halloween all year. Spooky decorations, mounds of free treats, dance parties and dressing up in a terrifying or hilarious costume—what’s not to love?…

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Suicide Prevention: help save a life
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Suicide Prevention: help save a life

Before the pandemic, suicide was the tenth leading cause of death in the United States with an average of 132 Americans dying by suicide each day. The American Foundation for…

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This is not the year to skip your flu shot
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This is not the year to skip your flu shot

Flu season is around the corner and with the threat of COVID-19 still circulating within our communities, we need to do everything within our power to prevent getting the flu.…

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Can circles of trust be trusted?
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Can circles of trust be trusted?

The reality of sharply limited contact with people outside our households is going to be with us for a while. Since we’re a social species, this creates enormous pressure on…

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Managing your child’s screen time during e-learning and beyond
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Managing your child’s screen time during e-learning and beyond

How can we balance digital work and play for kids in an increasingly virtual world? Now remote learning requires many children to spend extra time in front of a device…

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