HEALTH & SAFETY

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Safety Tips for Raising Teens

GFM Parents of kids entering their teens suddenly find themselves with a different set of concerns than they had just a year or two ago. Teens can be …

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6 Holiday Safety Tips

GFM While the holidays are known for good food, quality time with family and friends and festive fun, the season can also be one of the busiest and mo…

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Preventing SEXUAL ABUSE

GFM As many as one in every four girls and one in every six boys are likely to experience some type of sexual victimization before their eighteenth bi…

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Pumpkin Carving Safety

GFM TRICKS TO AVOID TREATING PUMPKIN CARVING INJURIES Middle Georgia families will visit pumpkin patches and pumpkin vendors this month, and then take…

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ID Theft Prevention

GFM Identity theft is on the rise again, but the editors of Consumer Reports Money Adviser say you don’t need to sign up for expensive services offere…

Prenatal Care
Importance of Prenatal Care

GFM National Survey Underscores Importance of Prenatal Care One-fifth (20 percent) of women who have been pregnant say they did not visit their doctor…

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Breaking Up with our Mother Martyrs

BY KAREN BOURIS  2004 It’s hard to find a mother who doesn’t feel guilty. A friend feels guilty for working in a job she loves, and another feels guil…