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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and University of Wisconsin shows how local counties rank in resident health.