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Local Hospital Program Helps Kids Through Difficult Situations

A program that helps children during difficult situations is spreading a long way from Fort Worth. The Child Life Program at Cook Children’s Medical Center is now helping children in Romania.

CBSDFW.COM–11/29/2012

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CDC: U.S. Kids Eat Too Much Salt, As Much As Adults

American children eat as much salt as adults — about 1,000 milligrams too much, or the same amount as in just one Big Mac.

09/17/2012

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More DISD Students Getting ‘Breakfast In The Classroom’

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and now, thanks to a new program, more children in the Dallas Independent School District will have access to it.

05/17/2011

Should Kids Meals Have to Be Healthy if There’s a Toy?

San Francisco is considering a requirement that kids meals have certain levels of nutrition in order to be able to legally sell them with a toy included. 

08/17/2010