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The Heat of the Matter

Here we are, barely July yet and more than a full week into triple degree temps, just hoping for a ...

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Striking a Child is Never OK

I saw a story recently out of California where a step-father was caught on tape beating his child, allegedly, for ...

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From Lab Coats to Little League: Our Dad Docs Reflect on Fatherhood

The doctors at St. Louis Children’s Hospital have all chosen to dedicate their careers to taking care of kids. But ...

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Baby’s soft spot should stay soft past his first birthday

Several major bones make up the skull of a newborn. The bones are connected together by fibrous material called sutures. ...

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Concussions: Play hard, play safe

Summer often means more time outside for kids and the possibility of more injuries, particularly concussions. Whether kids are falling ...

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Spike in hand, foot and mouth

Doctors in our emergency room say they’ve seen a steep rise in cases of hand, foot and mouth disease, a ...

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Discussing Attachment Parenting – It’s About Time

If the object of Time’s provocative magazine cover was to draw attention to the important issue of parenting, I’m all ...

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Does your child’s heart beat too fast?

When a child complains of a racing or irregular heartbeat, a parent’s concern is understandable. A fast heart rate in ...

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Signs, Signs, Everywhere Signs – Language for infants?

It’s frustrating when your baby cries and you don’t know what she wants. While most children don’t begin speaking in ...