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Think Toy Safety For Gifts

Use these toy safety tips from trusted health information resources to have a safe and healthy holiday!

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It’s Great to Be a Quitter! Join the Great American Smokeout

Great American Smokeout is a special day from the American Cancer Society to encourage tobacco users to make a plan to quit, or to plan in advance and quit smoking on that day.

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Think Big, Start Small: Right Rewards

Take the pledge today! You can make small changes for a big impact on children’s healthy growth and development.

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Think Big, Start Small: Breastfeeding Benefits

In our continuing series on kids’ health, Kansas Action for Children shares how child care providers and early educators can provide support and encouragement to breastfeeding families.

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Think Big, Start Small: Unplug Under 2

Kids and adults spend a lot of time looking at electronic screens, like smart phones, tablets and TVs, but for young children, screen time should be limited or avoided.

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It’s Time to Think Big

By making a few key changes related to food, drinks and activity, parents and educators can have a big impact on the health of Kansas kids.