Checkup Newsroom (summer)

2018
June
19,
2018
| 09:38 PM America/Chicago
Fort Worth Star Telegram - Child drownings in Tarrant County have spiked this year, with seven recorded before the official first day of summer on Thursday.  There were only five juvenile drowning deaths in all of 2017, according to Tarrant County...
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May
23,
2018
| 06:08 PM America/Chicago
Looking for a summer job can be a rite of passage for teens, as well as a big step in their development. Before teens look for a job, parents should discuss with them the pros and cons of what a summer job can mean. As Chief Administrative Officer...
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2017
July
21,
2017
| 04:58 PM America/Chicago
Your kids have been cooped up all summer playing video games and now they want to go outside and play finally.  But are they ready for the hottest part of the year? Locally, the National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory that remains i...
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2016
September
23,
2016
| 06:36 PM America/Chicago
Every summer you see a big push from us about not leaving your child in a hot vehicle. But the fall is not bringing us any relief from the heat and two children have died this week as a result of being left in a car. According to noheatstroke.org,...
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June
07,
2016
| 05:07 PM America/Chicago
The summer’s here and it’s time for vacation! But whether it’s a long cross country trip in the car, boarding a plane or a day at the pool, soon you will hear tummies rumbling. Snack time! Snacks are meant to fill empty tummies just a little bit s...
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2015
September
23,
2015
| 11:38 PM America/Chicago
The city of Lewisville has put out an alert to find a group of children seen playing with a live bat. The kids were seen between 10 and 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 19, at the Lake Park Ballfields, roughly between fields 7 and 8. The children left befo...
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September
04,
2015
| 03:40 PM America/Chicago
Labor Day weekend is upon us and for many, this means three days away from the office. You may be planning a trip out of town or a weekend on the water. No matter what you've got up your sleeve, there are a few things you may want to remember to keep...
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August
14,
2015
| 04:00 PM America/Chicago
As the parent of a child with asthma, the summer months may finally give your child some relief. After all, nothing could be worse than the winter, right? But summer doesn’t guarantee complete relief for kids with asthma. “For most children, as...
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2014
July
30,
2014
| 07:02 PM America/Chicago
When I came home from the hospital with my new bundle of joy last fall, the first two weeks were filled with the tasks of survival – learning to feed my son, making sure he was growing appropriately, entertaining family and friends who wanted to meet...
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May
30,
2014
| 07:56 PM America/Chicago
Your kids are out of school and summer is here.  Let’s go on vacation … on the cheap of course.I’m sure many of you will take to the road, as those summer road trip plans will be in full force. Have you seen the prices of gas today? The daily average...
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