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Archive: August 22, 2011

PORTLAND, Ore. - A good night's sleep and a backpack that isn't too heavy. Those are the first two health-related components of a successful school year for Oregon kids. For most families, fall means earlier bedtimes for kids, and experts say the sooner the new routine is established, the better. ...Read More

MADISON, Wis. - Although school will not be in session for a couple of weeks, many young athletes are already involved in team practices and games. Without proper precautions, these children may be vulnerable to injury, experts warn. Dr. John Wilson of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicin ...Read More

CONCORD, N.H. - Co-pays, deductibles, out-of network... such health insurance jargon could get a lot easier for consumers to understand under a new proposal by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). The new rules would require insurance companies to make several changes, such as p ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Kids across Minnesota will soon be back in class, and while many parents may believe that education on sexuality will be part of the curriculum, that's not necessarily the case. Teenwise Minnesota Executive Director Brigid Riley says the state does require schools to teach about HI ...Read More

PIERRE, S.D. - Late August is the time kids and parents turn their attention from summer activities and prepare for school. There was a lot of talk in the last year about budgets and cutbacks, but now the focus turns to students and their education. Sandy Arseneault, president of the South Dakota E ...Read More

NEW YORK - This fall, more than 90,000 school-age children in New York will be headed back to school from homeless shelters, according to education advocates. They fear the national focus on debt-ceiling budget cuts will make it even harder to help these kids. Sarah Benjamin with the Mobile Outrea ...Read More

PHOENIX, Ariz. - Thirteen thousand seriously mentally ill Arizonans lost most of their health benefits last year as state lawmakers made cuts to balance the budget. Now, a new report from the Arizona Council of Human Service Providers says, the cuts in care are actually increasing costs for taxpayer ...Read More

A controversial new rural fire prevention fee is the hot topic of discussion in Sacramento today. The Board of Forestry and Fire Prevention is hearing from some counties that have asked Gov. Jerry Brown to repeal the fee because many property owners in these unincorporated areas already pay addition ...Read More

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