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Tips for a Safe and Fun Winter

View advice from our experts on a variety of topics to help keep your children healthy and safe all year ...

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Tips for Creating a Happy, Blended Family

View advice from our experts on a variety of topics to help keep your children healthy and safe all year ...

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Times Are Changing... and So Is My Body!

Puberty is the time when your child’s body begins to develop as she changes from a child into an adult. ...

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Thrower's Exercises

There are many benefits of playing sports. Kids active in sports rely on exercise to strengthen muscle and bone, lower ...

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They Just Cough and Cough and Cough!

Whooping cough, otherwise known as pertussis, is becoming widespread yet again. Symptoms usually begin as a cold and include a ...

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The Wiggle Worth a Thousand Words

If a child understands how pinworms get inside our bodies, hand washing becomes a regular habit. We can thank this ...

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The Scoop on Poop: Constipation

Constipation is the reason for 3 percent of all pediatric office visits, and it is always important to find the ...

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The Practice of Prescribing Antibiotics Over The Phone

Time has passed, Lizzie is now 18 years old, super infections are on the rise, and the medical community has ...

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The Importance of Being Immunized

Recent headlines have stirred up some discussion among parents over whether to have your child immunized. Experts at St. Louis ...