By Hannah Runge on August 8th, 2015 | Last updated: August 7, 2015 at 2:59 pm
After accusations of a Jacksonville dentist’s mistreatment of patients, some parents have turned to Facebook to voice concerns about dentists who will not allow them to accompany their child during procedures. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry reports there are no set policies mandating access during treatment.
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The children, friends and family of the Noah’s Endeavor program came together Sunday afternoon for their Awards Picnic. The program meets every Sunday afternoon at Albert Ray Massey (Westside) Park in Gainesville, Florida, to give children with developmental and physical disabilities a place to play.
By Taylor Bello on March 20th, 2015 | Last updated: March 20, 2015 at 5:58 pm
A black Lab named Shadow died recently after more than a decade of therapy work at the Tower Road Branch Library. The Read With A Dog program will continue to be held every Wednesday afternoon, but Shadow will be missed by those who knew him.
By Zak Dahlheimer on February 3rd, 2015 | Last updated: February 3, 2015 at 11:56 am
A proposed bill that would ban smoking in cars with children under 13 inside will be voted on in the upcoming legislative session. Florida drivers would be subject to a non-moving violation beginning Oct. 1, 2015 if the bill passes.
By Kai Su on October 20th, 2014 | Last updated: October 20, 2014 at 6:14 pm
Recent studies suggests a nasal spray form of the flu vaccine is more effective than the flu shot in healthy children ages 2 to 8, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
By Kat Antunes on April 18th, 2014 | Last updated: April 18, 2014 at 5:55 pm
Following three student suicides this year, Clay County School District is launching an outreach initiative to help students, parents and school personnel identify at-risk students and link them with resources.
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By Wade Millward on March 27th, 2014 | Last updated: April 1, 2014 at 11:58 am
A report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and University of Wisconsin shows how local counties rank in resident health.
By Kellie Hourihan on January 21st, 2014 | Last updated: January 21, 2014 at 4:40 pm
Author Kandra Albury wants to start a dialogue about sexual abuse with children and their parents with the help of her book “Don’t You Dare Touch Me There!”
By Taylor Frazier on January 7th, 2014 | Last updated: January 7, 2014 at 3:59 pm
UF preparing to upgrade 30-year-old student records system | Gainesville.com – It will take about four years for the university to start using the new system, which is estimated to cost between $40 million and $70 million. The new system will […]
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