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Get outdoors! 8 reasons to spend time in nature

With the arrival of spring, kids and parents alike are drawn to the great outdoors. And that’s a good thing. Research shows the benefits of spending time in nature. Here are 8 highlights.

Milestones Autism Resources celebrates 15th year

Milestones Autism Resources improves the lives of individuals on the autism spectrum in northeast Ohio by educating, coaching, and connecting the autism community with resources and info.

Baby Box can held reduce risk of sudden infant death

Ohio launches Baby Box program to improve state’s ranking as 43 out of 50 for highest infant deaths in the nation. Expecting mothers who complete online education get a free Baby Box.

Are you suffering from chronic pain?

Alternative HealthCare Solutions in Willoughby specializes in treating chronic pain by working to correct the cause, not just treating the symptoms.

How to mindfully bust out of a hyperactive lifestyle

Nefertari Williams was nine-months pregnant with her fifth child when she suffered a life-threatening heart attack that forced her to reassess her chaotic lifestyle.

YMCA of Greater Cleveland is so much more

long with all of the traditional YMCA programs, such as before and after-school care, youth and adults sports and swim lessons for all ages, the Y has something for everyone.

Effects of cold on the skin

It is important that families realize that their child being overexposed to the cold can have negative effects.

Understanding eating disorders among kids

Early intervention is key to successful treatment, but these life-threatening psychiatric conditions aren’t always immediately obvious or associated with weight loss.

Music to their ears

Cochlear implants open up a whole new world for mother and son with severe hearing loss

Four myths about vaccinating your child

The benefits of vaccinations far outweigh any side effects – which are rare, says Elizabeth Pai, MD, a Cleveland Clinic Children’s pediatrician at the Willoughby Hills Family Health Center.