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Head Lice: An Itchy, but Common, Problem

Lice can be spread from child to child very easily, and they can be hard to get rid of. Here ...

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Hand Washing - Your Best Defense

What in the world does that have to do with hand washing you ask? Singing that song takes 15 seconds ...

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Hand Washing 101

Washing your hands can help prevent flu, salmonella (bacteria from undercooked/raw food), hepatitis A, colds, food poisoning, rotavirus and mononucleosis. ...

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Fun and Games for Car Trips

Ah, yes. Typical family car trip chatter. The kind that makes aggravated parents crank up the radio or pop in ...

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Halloween -- The Trick to Halloween Treats

One magical night each year, your neighborhood becomes your children's dreamland -- full of chocolate, caramel, lollipops and taffy. That ...

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Guidelines to Giving Medication Safely at Home

Medication can help ease a child’s aches and pains, but you should know a few things before you pop open ...

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Frostbite Prevention -- Bundle Up!

Cold days are here, and it’s best to know the signs of frostbite and what to do to help. Proper ...

Mom Docs

What Parents Need to Know About Opioid Abuse

For many parents of teenagers, myself included, the rising use of opioids is incredibly concerning. Questions such as what can ...

Patient Stories

Cancer Should Never Interrupt a Life’s Journey - Stephen Burrows

When Stephen Burrows was 15 and a sophomore in high school, he began having what he describes as blackouts when ...