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Reshaping Ears and Futures

Your newborn child’s right ear seems larger than the left. A noninvasive procedure can bring the two into balance. ...

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Promoting an Inclusive Community

Limiting a child’s exposure to adversity is a goal that all parents share. However, this goal can be especially difficult ...

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Preventing Furniture Tip-Overs, Topples and Tumbles

Each year, 25,000 children suffer injuries from falling furniture. Time to strap it down, lock it up and play it ...

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Painkillers for Kids?

When not properly disposed of or locked up, unused prescription opioids can lead to drug abuse and addiction. Many strong ...

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Out to Lunch or Overwhelmed?

A teen who can’t stay focused or organized at school may be bored, or he may be having a hard ...

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One Jump Ahead

Kids love jumping. It’s a good way for them to be active. But bounce houses aren’t always the safest places ...

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A New Screening for New Lives

Chloe’s Law now requires all Missouri hospitals to perform critical congenital heart defect (CCHD) screenings on newborns. What will this ...

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Mysterious Mono

Mononucleosis, or mono, takes weeks to show up—and weeks to go away. But it’s not as scary as it seems. ...

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My Child, the Bully

Approximately 2.1 million children engage in teasing or threatening behavior every year. Parents can be blind to their child’s behavior ...