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Archive: 9/2016

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It’s that time of year again! Whitney Young Health’s annual Legacy Event is right around the corner. Our Legacy Event dinner honors individuals and organizations that have made a difference in the Capital Region, particularly in the population we serve.


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Healthy gums and teeth are important to your child's overall health. This is why your child's doctor will talk with you about good dental habits even before their first tooth appears.  Once your child has a tooth, your doctor may recommend that your child receive fluoride varnish treatments in the pediatrician's office to help prevent tooth decay.

 


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As one of his last acts as Commander in Chief, President Obama has proclaimed that September 18th - 24th will be Prescription Opioid and Heroin Epidemic Awareness Week. 


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It’s time to go back to school for children all around the Capital Region. Here’s what you need to know about childhood obesity!

Around 1 in every 5 children in the United States have obesity. Around 1 in every 8 preschoolers is obese.


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The best to start off the new school year, or anything really, is to plan ahead. 

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), these 7 tips will help you and your family have a safe and happy school year.


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When a kid is hungry, the signs may seem like behavioral problems.

 


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