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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 ...

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What's the Big Deal about Board Certification?

If your child needs surgery, you want to know she’s going to be in skilled hands. That’s why it’s important ...

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What's Swelling the Joints?

Your 2-year-old son is toddling around the living room after breakfast when you notice his left knee appears swollen and ...

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What to Expect After an Autism Diagnosis

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) awareness has grown since experts began closely studying its prevalence nearly 20 years ago. More parents ...

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Water or Sports Drinks?

Commercials will have you believe that there’s no healthier choice on a hot day than a sports drink. After all, ...

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Watch Your Language, Mister!

Ditch the soap bar. There are better ways of cleaning up a “dirty” mouth. ...

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Vaccines for Teens

Children of all ages can catch contagious diseases. That’s why it is important for kids at any age to be ...