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Making Your Home Smoke-Free

Making Your Home Smoke-Free

How second- and third-hand smoke effects kids and adults, and how you can make your home smoke-free

Tips to Keep Kids' Teeth Healthy

Tips to Keep Kids' Teeth Healthy

Dentists' top 10 tips to keep your kids' teeth healthy

Dental Procedures Explained

Dental Procedures Explained

Your guide to various dental procedures kids may encounter

Infants Should Eat Peanuts to Prevent Allergies, New Guidelines Say

Infants Should Eat Peanuts to Prevent Allergies, New Guidelines Say

New guidelines say infants ages 4-6 months should eat peanut-containing foods to prevent allergies.

Fevers in Children & Common Misconceptions

Fevers in Children & Common Misconceptions

FAQ about fevers in children and understanding why they occur.

Creating a Safe Sleep Environment for Baby

Creating a Safe Sleep Environment for Baby

Tips to create a safe sleep environment for your baby.

Can Earaches Be Treated Without Antibiotics?

Can Earaches Be Treated Without Antibiotics?

A licensed acupuncturist shares how you can treat earaches naturally.

When Should My Child First See the Dentist?

When Should My Child First See the Dentist?

When should your baby should first see the dentist?

Nike's New Study Shows Muscle Fitness Leads to Strong Minds

Nike's New Study Shows Muscle Fitness Leads to Strong Minds

Physical and mental health are two things all parents want for their kids, but a new study funded by Nike has shown that the two actually go hand-in-hand.

Sabra Hummus Recalled for Listeria Risk

Sabra Hummus Recalled for Listeria Risk

Sabra Dipping Co. has voluntarily issued a recall of nearly all of its hummus products due to possible health risks.

Can I Get the Flu from the Vaccine & Other FAQ

Can I Get the Flu from the Vaccine & Other FAQ

Four frequently asked questions about the flu vaccine

Why Breastfeeding Support is Important for New and Expectant Mothers

Why Breastfeeding Support is Important for New and Expectant Mothers

Support groups like Allied Breastfeeding Support offer new and expectant moms all the help they need when it comes to questions or concerns about breastfeeding.

How to Prevent Common Childhood Illnesses

How to Prevent Common Childhood Illnesses

Prevention is always preferable to having to treat sick children.

Is It Normal to Have Adult Teeth Growing Behind My Child's Baby Teeth?

Is It Normal to Have Adult Teeth Growing Behind My Child's Baby Teeth?

What to do if your child has adult teeth growing behind her baby teeth.

Bacteria Aren't the Enemy: Why Messy Can Be Better

Bacteria Aren't the Enemy: Why Messy Can Be Better

Why we should not rid ourselves of microbes entirely--and why dirt and bacteria play an important role in kids' health.

Eggo Waffles Recalled for Listeria Contamination

Eggo Waffles Recalled for Listeria Contamination

There has been a 25-state recall of the tasty Kellogg Company brand breakfast staple – Eggo Waffles - due to a possible contamination of the listeria bacteria.

How Kids Can Socialize & Eat Lunch at School

How Kids Can Socialize & Eat Lunch at School

Some children forgo eating at lunchtime to be social. Here’s how to get your kids to eat a healthy lunch while chatting with their friends.

Medical Marijuana & Children: Risks & Benefits

Medical Marijuana & Children: Risks & Benefits

What it's like to provide your child with medical marijuana in New York.

Expose Your Babies to Global Spices in Purees

Expose Your Babies to Global Spices in Purees

Tips to expose your babies to spices and global food, plus three puree recipes.

New Study Says Nail Biting and Thumb Sucking May Be a Good Thing

New Study Says Nail Biting and Thumb Sucking May Be a Good Thing

New information from Pediatrics says nail biting and thumb sucking in children may prevent allergies.

The Best Way to Prevent Mosquito Bites

The Best Way to Prevent Mosquito Bites

A pediatric infectious diseases specialist shares the best way to prevent mosquito bites and spreading Zika.

Instilling Healthy Habits For Your Family

Instilling Healthy Habits For Your Family

With diminishing outdoor playtime, a lack of healthy meal options in the lunchroom, and a litany of high-processed food products marketed to children, it can be an uphill battle to instill in your family healthy, nutritious eating habits.

Is Your Child's 'Won't' Really a 'Can't'?

Is Your Child's 'Won't' Really a 'Can't'?

Where to find help when your child's behavioral problems need medical care.

Is It the Common Cold or Something Serious?

Is It the Common Cold or Something Serious?

A local doctor shares symptoms of the common cold, when the cold or fever may be something serious, and how to help your sick child.

Fracture vs. Sprain: Symptoms & Treatments

Fracture vs. Sprain: Symptoms & Treatments

How to tell if your child's injury is a fracture or a sprain, and what the treatment plans are for each.




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