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Combating Common Breastfeeding Challenges

Breastfeeding is natural, yet presents its own challenges. Learn how to overcome nursing obstacles for a healthy start to your new baby's life. Celebrated August 1-7, World Breastfeeding Week focuses on supporting mothers who have made the decision to nurse their babies. … Continue reading

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Back-to-School Health Q&A

What you need to know before the kids head back to school. You can almost hear a collective groan from the kids. Summer is nearly over and back-to-school preparation is beginning. As you make your back-to-school shopping list, consider these … Continue reading

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Juvenile Arthritis: What to Expect

Juvenile Arthritis is a chronic disease that affects the entire family. July is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month, drawing attention to the chronic illness affecting nearly 300,000 children in America. This is often an autoimmune disorder in which the body's own … Continue reading

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10 Summer Health Tips for Your Kids

Keep summer fun and safe for your kids with these helpful tips. Summer is near. School is out, and the kids are enjoying the seasonal freedom. With less time spent indoors, there is more time to have fun and potentially … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Button Batteries

Find out why button batteries pose a risk to children and how you can avoid danger. During Safe Kids Week, April 21st through the 28th, take time to learn about the dangers of button batteries. These small batteries represent a … Continue reading

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First Aid Kit Checklist for Parents

Find out what you should have on hand at home for first aid for kids. When it comes to your kids, you want to provide the best care for them. Sometimes this means heading to the Emergency Room when an injury … Continue reading

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Ear Infections: When is it Time to See an ENT Doctor?

Find out when you should act on chronic ear infections. Ear infections are a common part of childhood. For many young kids, allergy symptoms or a common cold will eventually lead to a secondary ear infection. Find out when you … Continue reading

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Preparing Your Child for Hospitalization

Learn how to help your child get ready for a stay in the hospital. No matter how excellent a hospital staff is, kids will be nervous about spending time hospitalized. Carefully prepare your child for hospitalization or an outpatient procedure. … Continue reading

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Play it safe

Keep your children safe and make the most of your time outdoors as a family with these safety tips. Know First Aid You will always feel more at ease if at least one person in your family knows basic first … Continue reading

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A Parent’s Guide to Immunizations

Immunizations help protect children from dangerous diseases and reduce the spread of disease to others. It’s always better to prevent a disease than have to treat it later on, which is why immunizations are so important. We can thank vaccines … Continue reading

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