safety

Fire! Will Your Family Know What to Do?

Meri-K Appy with Dr. Charlotte Hendricks

pic Fires often breakout suddenly, unexpectedly and can travel quickly. The time to ensure that your family knows what to do is now. This segment covers the basics your family needs to know to safely survive a home-based fire.
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Identifying Mental Health Issues in Tweens and Teens

Malcolm Goldsmith, Ph.D., Theresa C. Lewallen, MA

pic Mental health is perhaps the biggest health issue among tweens and teens today. Obesity, drug use and many of the high risk behaviors we typically see in adolescence are often just the manifestation of an underlying mental health issue. This segment talks about mental health intervention and services available to students.
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Seven Steps to Ensure Babies Sleep Safely

Amy Hood Hooten with Charlotte Hendricks

pic Sleep can be a peaceful time for babies and mothers in need of a break. But sleep time is also a potentially dangerous time for babies left alone. This segment takes a look at some of the biggest sleep risks to babies and provides guidance for establishing practices and policies that ensure safe sleep.
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The Three Best Ways to Limit the Spread of Germs Among Children

Dr.Will Sawyer with Charlotte Hendricks and Linda Smith

pic Parents and child care providers are warned to avoid spreading germs, and we are constantly encouraging children to wash their hands. But hand washing is not enough. Tune in and learn the three best ways to limit the spread of germs among children in child care settings, schools and at home.
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Why School Health Education Is More Critical Now Than Ever

Dr. Donna M. Videto and Malcolm Goldsmith, Ph.D. with Charlotte Hendricks

pic Kids today are facing so many health issues on so many different fronts that in order to be successful in school and in life, knowing how to stay healthy has become a core competency. But many schools either have no health education program or a program taught by an untrained facilitator. This segment explores the challenges and offers solutions.
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