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5 Tips to Avoid Lyme Disease -- And How to Remove a Tick

Lyme disease is transmitted to humans and animals through infected ticks, but the insects are tiny and you might not feel their bite. How to protect yourself against ticks and the diseases they carry.

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Seasonal Allergies: 7 Tips to Tame Them

Millions of people are affected every year by seasonal allergies brought on by pollen in spring. Learn what you can do to guard against exposure to this dust-like substance that causes allergy symptoms.

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Why Parents Should Track Their Young Athlete's Pitch Count

Most youth baseball coaches are not following established sports medicine guidelines when it comes to counting pitches for their players, according to a recent study from University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital.

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Prenatal Exposure to Air Pollution Linked to Sleep Disruption in Toddlers

Babies exposed to particulate air pollution while in the womb are at increased risk of having altered sleep patterns as toddlers -- a condition that may have lifelong, irreversible effects on their overall health, says new research.

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Study: Antibiotics May Help Some Youngsters With Bronchiolitis Get Better Faster

A lung infection called bronchiolitis is the most common reason young children get admitted to the hospital. A research team led by doctors at UH Rainbow has new findings that may help doctors take care of the sickest children with this illness.

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You Can Have a Strong Relationship With Your Teen: Here's How

The good news is that you have more than a decade of experience as a parent under your belt. So although you may feel unprepared, you are well qualified for the task at hand.

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Where Breast Cancer Patients Get the Best Care

When it comes to getting the best treatment for breast cancer, accreditation matters. Here's how to evaluate a hospital when you're seeking treatment for breast cancer.

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Study Finds Little Evidence Linking Screen Time and Teens' Well-Being

Many parents try to limit the time their children spend online gaming or watching videos, especially before bedtime, in the belief this time could damage their emotional health. But a new study turns that belief on its head.

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