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Ovarian Cancer: Know Your Risk

Ovarian cancer is the fifth leading cause of death in women, but early detection is key to survival. Find out what you need to know about risk factors, testing and symptoms.

Link Between Early Life Stress and Poorer Adult Mental Health

A group of mostly African-American adult males who endured high levels of stress between the ages of 5 and 8 typically displayed less activity than normal in the parts of their brains linked to motivation, positive moods and depression.

Time for Flu Vaccines

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone over the age of 6 months be vaccinated against the flu (with the exception of those who have specific medical conditions).

Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes and Hayrides

Take a day trip to one of these fall fun destinations that are a short drive from the Triad.

Family Vacation: Bicycling the Virginia Creeper Trail

Take a weekend to explore the Virginia Creeper Trail and surrounding areas. The trail can be ridden all in one day and is kid-friendly.

Building Strong Grandparent Bonds

Steps you can take to foster the all-important bonds between your parents and offspring.

7 Triad Activities, Events for Artistic Kids

September arts and crafts events in Greensboro, Winston-Salem and High Point

September Festivals & Fairs in the Triad

Fall festivals, fairs and fun taking place in Winston-Salem, Greensboro, High Point and surrounding communities.

Expert Tips for a Better Start to the School Year

Ensuring back-to-school success for children and parents

Can Working From Home Work For You?

Two parents on how they balance work and family by working from home.

5 Tips for Convincing Your Boss To Let You Work From Home

So you think you want to work from home? Follow these tips for introducing the idea to your boss.

Best and Worst States for Working Dads

See where website WalletHub ranks North Carolina in its analysis of 2016’s Best and Worst States for Working Dads.

Teens and Technology Addiction

A recent survey finds that 50 percent of teens “feel addicted” to their mobile devices and 59 percent of parents agree that their teen is addicted.

Earlier Preschool Bedtimes May Reduce Risk of Teen Obesity

Preschoolers who go to bed later — even if just by one hour — become less healthy teenagers, according to researchers.

5 Neutral Pairable Styles Perfect for Southern Septembers

Southern Septembers are toasty. Ease the seasonal transition with neutral, pairable pieces.

Ruffles, Cutoffs, Fashion Belts Make a Nostalgic Return

Ruffles, cutoffs, fashion belts and more — these trends from your childhood are all grown up and ready to wear.

Children’s Diet Improves After Changes to Federal WIC Program

Low-income children are eating healthier diets since recommendations were revised for the federal program under which they receive food, a study finds.

HPV Prevalence Among Teens Down Thanks to Vaccine

A new study finds that HPV prevalence among females in their 20s is down since vaccination against the cancer-causing virus was introduced in 2006.

Take an Animal Adventure at the Western North Carolina Nature Center

The Western North Carolina Nature Center is open year-round, and there’s no bad time to visit.

5 Things to Know About Elementary School

A parent primer for kicking off a smooth new year.
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It's your complete family guide to Triad living. Parents are busy and on the go. Use this guide to help you explore all this great area offers for families in Winston-Salem, Greensboro, High Point and surrounding communities.

Exceptional Child

For parents of kids with special needs, finding help and support can be challenging. We've compiled valuable resources for Triad parents in our latest annual publication, Exceptional Child, which is also available as a digital guide.