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How dirty are bounce houses? We put them to the test

November 14, 2017
FORT MYERS, Fla. (WTSP) They're fun. Kids love them. It's no doubt, bounce houses can add laughs and giggles at your child's next party. But Alayna...

In-state tuition for out-of-state students

November 14, 2017
(Consumer Reports) If you or your child is heading off to college, choosing a state school can mean big savings. But pick a state...
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Sleep deprived children at risk for health complications

November 13, 2017
FORT MYERS, Fla. New evidence suggests that a lack of sleep in children is linked to several different health problems. WINK News Call for Action reporter...
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How to prevent kids from getting too much cough medicine

November 13, 2017
FORT MYERS, Fla. It's the season where kids start getting colds and head cough, but new research shows some drugs intended to help kids feel...
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Risk of concussion may be greater for girls playing football than boys

November 10, 2017
More girls than ever are donning jerseys and hitting the field - to play football. Alise Scaggs and Alexis Ervin are all grit on...

How to make your car last 200,000 miles

November 10, 2017
FORT MYERS, Fla. (CONSUMER REPORTS) Did you know it takes the average motorist about 15 years to reach 200,000 miles on their car? But...

Tips on how to pay less for car insurance

November 10, 2017
FORT MYERS, Fla. (CONSUMER REPORTS) If you’ve got a car, chances are your car insurance eats up a chunk of your budget. Especially for...
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Want to be a crime scene investigator? There’s an app for that

November 9, 2017
LEE COUNTY, Fla. Crime scene investigators are using smartphone apps to do their job more efficiently. The following apps are free to download in...
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Digital overshare: putting your child at risk

November 9, 2017
(CONSUMER REPORTS) If you love sharing pictures of your child on social media, you’re not alone. But there can be consequences beyond bombarding friends with...
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School retention: staying behind to get ahead

November 9, 2017
ORLANDO, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) When a child is struggling in school, it’s hard to know what to do. Some research has shown holding students back...