Boston Children's Hospital is monitoring the developing situation with lead contamination in some Boston Public Schools. Please contact your primary care physician if you have any concerns about your child.
Boston Children’s Hospital está monitoreando la situación de la contaminación por plomo en algunas escuelas públicas de Boston. Por favor, póngase en contacto con su médico primario si usted tiene alguna preocupación acerca de su hijo.
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We all want our children to have a healthy lifestyle, with a healthy diet and plenty of exercise. But sometimes, that's easier said than done! Here are links to information that can help:
The website of Michelle Obama's Let's Move initiative has lots of ideas and resources
Choosemyplate.gov also has great resources, including their Printable Resources page (they come in Spanish, too!)
The American Dietetic Association has a Kids Eat Right page with lots of useful information.
Looking for exercise options in your Boston-area neighborhood? The Healthy Family Fun website has a tool that can help--along with recipes and other terrific suggestions for getting and keeping your children healthy.
Also check out: Healthy Advice for Healthy Kids
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