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Poison Control -- Look-Alike Medications

Did you know that more than one million poisonings occur in America each year? In fact, ingestion of harmful substances ...

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Your Teenager, Decoded

Almost overnight, your teen has transformed from a sweet, loving child into a surly adolescent. But never fear—she still loves ...

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Your Most Important Summer Accessory

Wherever your family goes this summer, it’s important to be prepared in case of medical emergency. The best way to ...

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Your Family's Best Summer Yet

To avoid summer bummers, such as sunburn, dehydration and bug bites, protect your family from head to toe with these ...

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Your Child's Best Shot(s) at Good Health

Making sure children are on schedule for getting recommended vaccinations is the best way to protect them against serious diseases. ...

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Is Your Child Ready for a Cell Phone?

It seems like every one of your child’s friends has a smartphone. You don’t want him to be left out, ...

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Your Asthma-Free Home

Winter weather means lots of time spent indoors—and lots of exposure to potential asthma triggers. Keep your home free and ...

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Yes, Germs Can Be Good!

Jason Newland, MD, MEd, a Washington University infectious diseases physician at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, explains how. ...

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When Food Is Not Your Child's Friend

You feed your toddler great meals to keep him healthy, but what happens when the food you serve causes him ...