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Posts published in August 2015

National Dog Day: Spotlight on Our Therapy Dogs

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Topic(s): Holidays

Dana K. Morgan, the performance coordinator for Children’s Creative and Therapeutic Arts Services, explains the Children’s National Dog Therapy Program and tells the story of one of these special “canine volunteers”.

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10 Tips for Playground Safety

Monday, August 10, 2015
Topic(s): Safety

Sally Wilson, RN, BSN, Prevention and Outreach Coordinator for the Division of Trauma and Burns at Children’s National and Safe Kids DC, shares tips for how to keep your child safe at the playground. 

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Organic vs. Non-Organic Foods for Your Child

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Topic(s): Nutrition

Erica Mouch, RD, LD, a dietitian with Children’s National Health System, explains the differences between organic and non-organic produce and the positives and negatives that each bring to the (kitchen) table.

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