HEALTH & SAFETY

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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…

Dental Care
Dental Care for Children

GFM We often take our oral health for granted until something goes wrong. But suddenly, when we’re faced with exorbitant bills for cavity fillings or …

Listening to their Dreams
Listening to Their Dreams

GFM Creative dream-talking with your child makes for terrific parent-child interaction. And it also serves to empower your child spiritually and provi…