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Anyone who is on social media, the internet or watching television will quickly be inundated with glorified images and stories of super-skinny women. This inclu...
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Jackie Joyner-Kersee won three gold, one silver and two bronze Olympic medals – all while living with asthma. Your child may not want to be an athlete, but by...
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Ever hear the saying that something’s only as good as the effort you put into it? It certainly applies to your vaccination record. This valuable document keep...
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Vaccine safety has become a source of debate in recent years. Get the facts about these five common vaccination myths before you pick a side. Myth: Vaccines...
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You’re not along if you’re a mom who is breastfeeding your baby and find yourself saying, “My nipples have become sore and I’m starting to dread nursing...
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More new moms than ever are nursing their newborns. That’s great, and if you’re among them or are looking ahead to having a baby soon, you’ve no doubt hea...
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Talented children who reach their potential likely have dedicated parents to thank for their success, a 2015 study found. Researchers at the University of Ne...
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When school systems closed in 2014 because of over-hyped Ebola fears, doctors worried the “cry wolf effect” might interfere with real reasons to keep kids h...
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For kids and teens, social media is an essential part of their lives, much the way telephones were important to us at their age. About 90 percent of teens ha...
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