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December 2012 • #42
A Note from the Medical Editor
In just a couple weeks, your kiddos will be home on winter break. Since it is likely they'll be spending more time online, or if they will be receiving a new laptop or smartphone as a gift, it is a good time to remind them about cyber-safety.

By setting some ground rules ahead of time and encouraging time away from the computer screen, you can make sure your kids are being safe and responsible while online this holiday season.

~Jennifer Shu, MD, FAAP
Medical Editor,
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