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Heel Pain in Young Athletes: Sever's Disease

Sever’s (calcaneal apophysitis) is irritation of the growing area in the back of the heel. Growth plates are located throughout ...

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Healthy or Not? How to Read Labels Like a Dietitian.

Making sure your child has a well-balanced diet can be an ongoing struggle. From snack time to mealtime, it’s a ...

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Healing Heat Rash

Your baby usually has smooth, pretty skin, but this evening when you bathed her you noticed tiny, pink bumps on ...

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Head Lice: Questions and Answers

After school one day, your daughter brings home a note from the school nurse stating that your child has head ...

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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 ...