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"Kids love all kinds of treats that are good for them." So says Kentucky's "Get Healthy" Web site, which offers a healthy list of alternatives including "silly ears," "inspirational rubber bracelets," "tiny plastic spiders," "fancy erasers" and "sugar-free candy."
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