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The Flu or Not the Flu? What Should You Do?

“I have the flu,” are words doctors will be hearing a lot in the next few weeks. Words patients may ...

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Why are Latex Balloons a Danger to Children?

Latex balloons are festive and colorful, but they are also the leading cause of choking deaths in children in the ...

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The Battle Against Diaper Rash

With wet diapers continually holding moisture and chemicals against the skin, it is no wonder that many babies are destined ...

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The Basics on Burns

Nearly 40,000 children each year are hospitalized with burns. Scalding burns from hot liquids, including hot water and coffee, are ...

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The Baby Swallowed What?

The variety of non-food items that children place into their mouths is alarming. Coins, batteries, magnets, needles, pins, tacks, glass, ...

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The 411 on Bottle Feeding

Bottle feeding can be a wonderful way to bond with your baby as well as a time to get to ...

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The "Middle Riddle": Understanding Middle Ear Infections

Many health care providers diagnose and treat middle ear infections according to a guide that was released by the American ...

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Ten Things Every New Mother Should Have

All newborns need love and closeness. They also need clean diapers, food, sleep and regular visits to a pediatrician. Here ...

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Teaching Teens the Importance of Community Service

Teenagers are not only a valuable source of energy, goodwill and creativity, but they’re also the key to our future. ...