Four Ways to Keep Your Children's Brains Active During the Summer

By Brad Gillman
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School is out for summer. Kids have spent the last nine months cramming as much knowledge as they can into their developing brains. Yet they can lose a lot of those new skills during the lull of the summertime.

“There are all sorts of studies that talk about kids losing skills over the summer if they don’t continue to practice what they learned from the previous year,” said Jody Triptow, education specialist at Primary Children’s Hospital.

Reading fluency and comprehension as well as math literacy and skills are some areas that can slip during this time. Here are four ways to keep your children intellectually active.

Lincoln School Clinic Helps Mars Russell Diagnose His Diabetes and Live a Healthy Life

By Intermountain Healthcare
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Community Clinics supported by Intermountain provide a “medical home” for many people who might otherwise have difficulty getting care, including those with low incomes or who lack adequate insurance. Mars Russell is who has greatly benefited from this service.