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Sep 21, 2018 - It’s tough to know whether home remedies, such as rest and drinking plenty of fluids, are enough or if the situation warrants calling the doctor. This symptom guide can help you know what’s worrisome and what’s not.
Aug 31, 2018 - Also known as self-balancing or two-wheeled boards, these toys can be a fun way to get around—but are they safe for kids?
Aug 2, 2018 - Hand, foot, and mouth disease is common in children younger than age 5. It spreads through contact with nose, throat, or blister fluids, or bowel movements.
Jun 29, 2018 - Food allergies are everywhere—and that’s led to a side effect more surprising than rashes or throat swelling: food bullying.
May 21, 2018 - Smoking isn’t as “cool” among teens as it used to be. Over the past 4 decades, the smoking rate among high school seniors has fallen 23%.
Apr 25, 2018 - The AAP recommends introducing solid foods to babies at about 6 months of age. But most babies in the U.S. are getting solids earlier than that.
Apr 2, 2018 - As a parent, you’re always thinking about your kids’ health and well-being. But what if you’ve noticed your child is overweight? Here are three ways to help your son or daughter—without making your child feel self-conscious.
Jun 30, 2016 - New research shows that the risk for fever-related seizures after certain vaccines is quite small.
Apr 29, 2016 - Teen girls are beating teen boys in one sobering way: They now start drinking alcohol sooner than boys do.
Feb 24, 2016 - Vegetables and fruits can be a tough sell for youngsters. But two simple changes in your family’s eating habits can help make sure that your children get enough of these healthy foods every day.
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