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3 Tips for a Happy Pet Family

Pets can be a child’s best friend—and children can be great friends for pets. Here’s how to make sure everyone ...

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3 Steps to a Festive, Kid-Friendly Get-Together

Hosting a house full of kids for the holidays? Plan ahead to entertain guests of all ages. ...

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Teaching Your Child to Swallow Pills

Swallowing pills for the first time may be difficult for some kids. Don’t worry—most kids will learn this skill with ...

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Inducing Labor and What to Expect

 If you have a fear of being induced, you are like many other expecting moms. Fortunately, after learning more ...

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Is Your Teen Getting Enough Sleep?

How much sleep does a teenager need? While there are individual differences, it is recommended that on average, adolescents need ...

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Pneumonia and Kids

Pneumonia causes more than 1 million hospitalizations in the United States every year. Still, many parents don’t understand what pneumonia ...

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Pinkeye, A Pesky Problem

His eyes are red and his eyelashes are stuck together with a thick yellow and green liquid. You think he ...

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A Parent's Guide to Calling The Doctor

It is 2:00 a.m. and your 3-year-old wakes suddenly with a fever of 101 degrees. Or, you’ve just picked up ...

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Overuse Injuries in Youth Baseball Pitchers

The competitive nature of youth baseball drives young players to compete year-round. The result? An increased risk for overuse injuries ...