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Posts published in February 2016

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Healthy Breakfast Ideas that Even Picky Children Love

Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Topic(s): Nutrition, Recipes

Although kids always tell me they’ve heard breakfast is the most important meal of the day, many kids and teens don’t eat breakfast or use quick morning sweets without much staying power for their action-packed days. Without a healthy breakfast, kids miss out on the fuel needed for improved performance on demanding mental tasks and motivation to be physically active.

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Dr Bear's Toy Closet

Children’s National Opens Dr. Bear’s Toy Closet over Holiday Season

Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Topic(s): Holidays

It’s often difficult for patients and their families to spend the holidays in the hospital. Being in an unfamiliar environment can be jarring, especially for patients who are trying to recover or aren’t feeling well.  At Children’s National Health System, we try to create a holiday experience for patients that can be as comfortable and memorable as being at home.

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