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HPV Vaccine Protects Your Children From 6 Types of Cancer Later in Life

HPV Vaccine Protects Your Children From 6 Types of Cancer Later in Life – 85% of people will get an HPV infection in their lifetime. (Reasons to Get HPV Vaccine, CDC) Though most of them go away on their own, those that don’t will cause certain cancers. Learn more about HPV and how to protect …

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Fostering and Guardianship

Fostering and Guardianship – Did you know there’s a difference between foster care and guardianship? If you’re thinking of opening your home and heart to care for children in need, knowing the difference is key vital to set realistic expectations. Learn more about the differences between the two right here on Newsymom!

Click It or Ticket, Ohio!

Click It or Ticket, Ohio! In 2021, Tuscarawas County experienced 13 crash fatalities, with 78% of vehicle occupants not buckled in and 64% of occupants impaired by drugs or alcohol. Learn more about the Click It or Ticket campaign right here on Newsymom!

What To Expect When You’re Fostering-Emotional Challenges: Boosting, Bonding, and Breaking Down

What To Expect When You’re Fostering: Emotional Challenges: Boosting, Bonding, and Breaking Down–Did you know that foster children are seven times more likely to suffer from depression than non-foster youth? (afs4kids.org) Foster kids without a dependable, consistent support system take a dramatic hit to their mental health. Learn how you can help lower the stats …

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Don’t Wait: Get Back-To-School Vaccines Scheduled ASAP!

Don’t Wait: Get Back-To-School Vaccines Scheduled ASAP! Schools are one of the top hotspots for germs. Large crowds of kids + classrooms = COOTIES! Getting your child vaccinated early allows them to go back protected from vaccine-preventable disease. Learn more about preventable illnesses and where to get your kids vaccinated right here at Newsymom!

What To Expect When You’re Fostering

What To Expect When You’re Fostering–If you’ve been thinking about becoming a foster parent, there’s a lot more going into it than you think! Don’t fret; Newsymom and our friends at COAD4Kids-New Philadelphia are laying out all the deets on what to expect so you can be supported during the process of foster-parenthood. Read more …

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Black Women are 2.2 Times More Likely to Die From Pregnancy Complications Than White Women

Black Women are 2.2 Times More Likely to Die From Pregnancy Complications Than White Women– Maternal mortality among black women is much worse than white women. Learn how we can all raise awareness about maternal mortality right here on Newsymom!

Roe v. Wade Ruling In Consideration: What Does It Mean for Ohioans?

Roe v. Wade Ruling In Consideration: What Does It Mean for Ohioans? The Supreme Court may be preparing to overturn the ruling of the 1973 decision regarding Roe v. Wade, a critical decision in regards to the privacy of women’s health. Learn more about the facts of the case, the decision being questioned, and what …

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Lyme: On the Rise

Lyme: On the Rise – Each year, Tuscarawas County has seen a shocking rise of Lyme Disease cases for both humans and dogs. Learn more about how to protect your family from Lyme Disease right here on Newsymom!

Requirements for Becoming a Foster Parent

Requirements for Becoming a Foster Parent – Did you know? You don’t have to be rich to become a foster parent. Also, you don’t need to be married. If you’ve been thinking about becoming a foster parent, you may have some reservations about whether or not you qualify. There are less barriers than you think! …

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