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Tag: health & nutrition

Preventing tooth-decay

4 tips to help prevent tooth decay – and potential future health problems – in young kids

  • oral health

“Tooth decay is the most common chronic disease faced by young children. It’s also 100 percent preventable.”

Prepare your kids for kindergarten

6 ways to help your child be ready for kindergarten

  • preschooler

Even if you don’t have a new kindergartener this year, it’s never too soon to start preparing for that first day with some fun, easy everyday activities.​

Mom and baby - screen time

Pediatricians’ new recommendations for children’s media use

  • parenting

Screen time is a tricky issue for today’s parents. The American Academy of Pediatrics recently announced new recommendations to help families make…

Oral Health

Taking a bite out of school absences

  • school readiness

A recent report shows that First Things First and its early childhood partners are reducing untreated tooth decay among AZ kindergarteners, a leading cause of…


KidsCare Enrollment Now Open

  • health & nutrition

Enrollment in the state’s health insurance program for children in low-income working families has re-opened after a six-year freeze. As many as 30,000…

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