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  • A Childhood Cancer Survivor's Map to Health Insurance

    A Childhood Cancer Survivor's Map to Health Insurance (386) (NewsUSA) - There are approximately 50 million uninsured people in the U.S. Of those uninsured, young adults are among the highest groups without health insurance. For childhood cancer survivors, however, going without health insurance is...
  • College Saving Tips for Illinois Families

    College Saving Tips for Illinois Families (391) (NewsUSA) - Illinois kids hoping to attend college might start honing their pizza-delivery skills now. They're going to need all the tips they can earn. While 97 percent of Illinois parents hope their children attend higher education, one-third of th...
  • Keep After-School Hunger at Bay by Reaching for Raisins

    Keep After-School Hunger at Bay by Reaching for Raisins (267) (NewsUSA) - A new study from the University of Toronto suggests that not all snacks are created equal when it comes to filling up kids' rumbling tummies. The new research found that California raisins, when compared with other snacks su...
  • Summer Reading Tips From the Experts

    Summer Reading Tips From the Experts (370) (NewsUSA) - Summer outdoor play is central to a child's development. Many experts agree that reading, however, is just as important. According to Richard E. Bavaria, Ph.D., senior vice president of education outreach for Sylvan Learning, summer is the pe...
  • Children's Eyes Need Sun Protection, Too

    Children's Eyes Need Sun Protection, Too (358) (NewsUSA) - No matter what season it is, skin isn't the only thing that gets burned by sunlight. Eyes are just as sensitive, and children's eyes are especially vulnerable."The crystalline lens in children's and teenagers' eyes is more transparent than...