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When Tekoa's parents learned that he would be born with a heart problem requiring surgery, they boarded a plane from Vacaville, California to Columbus, OH to meet with Nationwide Children's extraordinary team of heart surgeons and neonatologists for help.

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Family Finds Ways To Combat Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity continues to increase, but there is new insight into preventing unhealthy weight gain among young children.

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Nationwide Children's Conducting Research on Congenital Heart Defects

A major finding by Nationwide Children's Hospital researchers could lead to the causes of congenital heart defects.

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Excessive TV Watching Hurts More Than Children's Waistlines

New research shows that the time children spend watching television could affect their eyes and heart. Get the details.

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From the pages of Columbus Parent Magazine

Check out Columbus Parent Magazine for pediatric health information your family can depend on, as well as fitness and nutrition tips and recommendations to keep kids healthy and active.

This Month: Questions are answered on topics about development, preventing holiday overstimulation and celiac disease.

Coming up in the January issue of Columbus Parent Magazine: Advice on sledding safety, Seasonal Affective Disorder and when to use the urgent care versus emergency department.