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January 2012

Bedwetting Linked to Constipation

01/31/12

Bedwetting Linked to Constipation

A study has found that 25 of 30 children quit wetting their beds after three months once treated with laxatives. Bedwetting affects some 15% of children before puberty.

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Philly Kid Wins TV Music Contest

01/30/12

Philly Kid Wins TV Music Contest

Michael Woodard, 13, has won the inaugural season of "Majors and Minors," a music reality series on The Hub Television Network.

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School Lunch Standards Updated

01/25/12

School Lunch Standards Updated

Balanced, nutritious meals will limit calories, include fruits, vegetables, whole-grain foods and fat-free or low-fat milk. They will be based on the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

Posted at 01:16 PM | Permalink | Comments

Zoo Takes Pride in New Lion

01/20/12

Zoo Takes Pride in New Lion

Makini, an African lion, has arrived at the Philadelphia Zoo, where it's hoped he will father a new generation.

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Dinosaurs on Display

01/19/12

Dinosaurs on Display

Dinosaur-themed exhibits & events are a roaring good time for all ages.

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5 Kids' Health Issues To Watch in 2012

01/13/12

5 Kids' Health Issues To Watch in 2012

The Wilmington, DE-based children's health website spotlight important trends, from before birth through the teen years.

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Make it a Meaningful Monday

01/12/12

Make it a Meaningful Monday

Make Mon., Jan. 16, 2012 a fulfilling day off for your family through the National Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service.

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Archdiocese Provides School Closure Site

01/09/12

Archdiocese Provides School Closure Site

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is maintaining a public information site after announcing the closure of 45 elementary and four high schools.

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Happy (and Healthy!) New Year

01/05/12

Happy (and Healthy!) New Year

Kick off the new year at events that make fitness fun for the family. Jan. 5-9, 2012

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