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Medical Animation: Ear Pressure

The ear can be divided into three sections: the outer ear, the middle ear, and the inner ear. The middle ...

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Medical Animation: Ear Tubes

When sound waves reach the ear, they are gathered by the funnel-shaped outer ear and channeled into the middle ear. ...

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Medical Animation: Cochlear Implants

During normal hearing, sound waves travel through the ear canal and strike the eardrum causing it to vibrate. The eardrum ...

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Think Outside the Salad Bowl

Helping children learn to eat healthy, well-balanced meals can be tricky, but Marilyn Tanner-Blasiar, MHS, RDN, LD, CDE, FAND, a ...

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Make the Move

Learn when your child’s ready to move out of his crib to his big kid bed. There are some indications ...

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An Eye Toward Growth

Unlike adults, children’s bones are continuously growing and require specialized care from pediatric orthopedists. A twisted ankle may mean quality ...

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The Birds and the Bees: An Ongoing Conversation

Having the “talk” with your child doesn’t have to be a nerve-wracking event. Sex—it’s spelled with three letters, but it ...

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Help Wanted

Approximately one in five American high schoolers has a job. Learn how to tell if your teen is ready to ...

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This Poo Shall Pass

Constipation is a common problem in children that is often treatable at home. If your child goes one week with ...