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KID-MOVEE CAVEAT You'd think a movie with a G rating couid be counted on to set a good example, right? Not so fast. In a new study of films marketed to children (rated G and PG), at least half the scenes showed unsafe behaviors. For example, only 56 percent of motor-vehicle passengers wore their seat-belts, and only 25 percent of bikers wore bike helmets. The researchers recommend that parents point out these no-no's to their kids.

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The American Academy of Pediatrics has launched a new parent-friendly website, Healthychildren.org, which features its exclusive pediatrician referral service, a Q&A with noted physician Jennifer Shu, M.D., and all the latest health and development news, as well as everyday advice. Bookmark it today!

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