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Protecting Children from UV Overexposure

David Erickson & Beth Kitchin with Dr. Charlotte Hendricks

pic Cases of skin cancer have risen dramatically and sunscreen is a an important part of the solution. In this segment we talk about the basics you need to know to protect children from UV exposure while balancing the need and desire for fun in the sun.
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Healthy Eating Habits, Healthy Kids

Frank Franklin with Dr. Charlotte Hendricks

pic Child obesity is a growing problem impacting increasing numbers of children and earlier and earlier ages. Our guest advises that prevention begins with healthy eating habits and model those habits for children begins with parents, teachers and caregivers.
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Classroom Pets: Selecting the Right Pets and Practices

Dr. Connie Jo Smith & Dr. Chase Whitworth with Dr. Charlotte Hendricks

pic Selecting the right pet for a classroom is more complex than it may seem on its face. Risk of disease, knowledge of the animal's needs, state regulations, care after school and during school breaks must all be considered. Tune in and find out what you need to know before bringing that pet to school.
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How Hand Washing Keeps Kids Healthy

Anna Bowen and Judith Anne Rice with Dr. Charlotte Hendricks

pic There are multiple diseases which routinely afflict children that can be avoided by simply washing their hands. This segment covers the basics educators, caregivers and health consultants need to know.
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Child Care: Is Your Provider Prepared If the Unthinkable Happens?

Beverly Schmalzried, Ph.D. with Dr. Charlotte Hendricks & Linda Smith

pic Violence, lockdowns, hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes and terrorist attacks are disruptive and frightening. But when disasters strike, the anxiety for providers of child care and parents whose children may be across town and out of communication is heightened. The best time to think about how to handle a crisis is now. Tune in as we provide some practical tips on what providers and parents should do to prepare for the unthinkable.
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