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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 ...

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Newborns -- Your First Year With Baby

The first year of a child’s life is an amazing time of rapid physical and developmental growth. A baby’s first ...

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Is Napping Necessary?

Daily naps for children are essential for good days and good nights. Many parents believe their child will sleep better ...

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Mommy Kiss My "Ouchy" and Make It Feel Better...or Not???

Don’t we all rush to the sound of a whimper or a cry to kiss away the pain? “Mommy kiss ...

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Mom, My Tummy Hurts

Abdominal pain involves more than just the stomach area and is one of the most common reasons children see health ...

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Mom, I Have Bumps All Over!

While rashes are common in childhood, they are usually harmless and easily treated. Here’s information to help you identify some ...