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April 2013

New Greenfield Village Playscape Welcomes Kids of all Abilities

10/03/13

New Greenfield Village Playscape Welcomes Kids of all Abilities

The Henry Ford in Dearborn opens its play area at its historic outdoor spot on Oct. 5, 2013. The play area is designed for all children, including those with special needs

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Organization Ranks Best And Worst K-8 Schools in Detroit Based on MEAP Scores

04/17/13

Organization Ranks Best And Worst K-8 Schools in Detroit Based on MEAP Scores

Excellent Schools Detroit released a list of the city's top 20 and bottom eight elementary and middle schools in an effort to help parents and students find quality education.

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Study Finds Skim Milk Linked to Obesity in Preschoolers

03/26/13

Study Finds Skim Milk Linked to Obesity in Preschoolers

Drinking milk might do a body good, but should you give your child skim, 2 percent or whole? Recent research might rule out the skim option.

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Companies Increase Marketing of Alcohol, Junk Food to Kids

03/25/13

Companies Increase Marketing of Alcohol, Junk Food to Kids

A new study in Pediatrics shows savvy tactics used to lure children. And they're effective in creating bad habits. What can parents do?

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