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The thought of a new school year can trigger debilitating fears in children with anxiety. (Photo: Thinkstock)

Jitter Bug

Dealing with the ‘Back to School’ Butterflies For most kids, there is nothing like the phrase “back to school” to throw cold pool water on an otherwise glorious summer vacation. At the first mention of back-to-school preparation, many children experience a passing wave of
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The DMV ranked 86th out of the 100 fattest cities in a recent survey by D.C.-based WalletHub. (Photo: AP)

Fattest Cities in America

DMV Ranks 86th Out of 100 Fattest Cities Americans are the fattest people in the world. More than 70 percent of the U.S. population is overweight or obese, but a recent study by D.C.-based WalletHub, a personal finance website that ranks American states and cities on a variety of
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Support can often help mothers overcome challenges that might keep them from successful breastfeeding. (Photo: Getty Images)

New Mothers

Support Can Lead to Breastfeeding Success Studies have shown both the benefits of breast milk and the risks of not breastfeeding babies. But the breastfeeding process can be frustrating and daunting for some mothers and their newborns. Dr. Nicole Hackman, a pediatrician and
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