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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 ...

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More Than Just the Blues

Shorter days and longer nights can make anyone feel down. But seasonal affective disorder (SAD) happens when feeling down becomes ...

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Mean Girls

Just yesterday, your daughter was playing happily with her best friend. Now, she’s crying herself to sleep because the same ...

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Making Holiday Stress Manageable

Don’t let the stress of the season overwhelm your child or teenager. In anticipation of the most wonderful time of ...

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Kid-Approved and Healthy

What child doesn’t love spaghetti—and helping his parents in the kitchen? This recipe for spaghetti squash with tomatoes, basil and ...

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Keeping It PG

The Dark Knight Rises, Vampire Academy, The Hunger Games—these recent box-office hits all carry a PG-13 rating. Is your teenager ...

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Hygiene and Your Tween

Your preteen’s body is changing. Her personal care routine may need to change, too. ...