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How to Make A Fun (and Healthy) Easter Basket Kids Will Love!

Easter is here! The stores are filled with candy, marshmallows, and chocolate bunnies. But why not give your kids something healthy and fun for Easter that lasts longer than candy?

Here are some great suggestions from Paige Zaitlin, one of Mary’s Center’s dietitians:

Five Tips for a Healthy Smile

Your smile is an important part of your personality, but it also affects your overall health. You can help prevent conditions like heart disease, respiratory infections and dementia by taking care of your smile and making oral care a priority. Mary’s Center dentist Dr. Brigitte White tells you how.

1.    Good Home Care. Brushing in between meals and before bedtime is recommended for good oral health. Choose a fluoride toothpaste and be sure to floss and use a mouth rinse as well.

Youths gain skills and confidence through summer jobs

School is in full swing now, but participants in Mary’s Center’s Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) are still savoring the memories of their work experience this summer. More than 100 of our young people took part in the SYEP.

7 Ways To Babyproof Your Home

September is Baby Safety Month. Our pediatrician Dr. Jessica Schroeder, a mother of three, shares seven tips to keep your precious little one safe and healthy at home:

“Mary’s Center has given me so much.”

Mary’s Center Teen Program graduate Hermann lives his life with pep in his step and a smile on his face.

Originally from Cameroon, he has just finished his summer internship at Mary’s Center and started his sophomore year at Penn State University. He is studying there thanks to the Gates Millennium Scholarship, which covers tuition from undergrad through PhD.  

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