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Burning off your treats is the trick Trick or Treat? Misinformation and the Internet Six things you should know about football concussions Should you reward your child for good grades?

Burning off
your treats
is the trick

You voted on Facebook for your favorite candy and Halloween is near. Your little trickster should go out and have a good time, but here are some tips on what to do with all that candy the day after.

The scary tale
of medical misinformation on the Internet

Dracula. Frankenstein. Flashy websites. Facebook. Twitter. What do they all have in common? Dr. Justin Smith explains why they can all be very scary when it comes to medical misinformation.

Six things you should know about football concussions

The fall means more than Halloween. In Texas, football remains king among sports and parents should be concerned about concussions in a sport that depends on tackles and violent collisions.

Should you reward your child for good grades?

Did you reward your child for good grades? Should you? And if the grades weren't exactly what you hoped for, should you begin a reward system as motivation? As is so often the case, it really depends on the child.

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