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They Grow So Fast: A Parent’s Guide to Growth Charts

It’s important to track a child’s growth rate over time, but keep in mind that no one number tells the whole story.

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How Best to Prevent Tick Bites and Avoid Lyme Disease

Summer holds the promise of fun activities – gardening, camping, hiking and relaxing in the great outdoors – but warmer temperatures also heighten the risk of tick bites and Lyme disease. Here are a few simple tips to help you enjoy summer tick-free!

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What Your Handwriting May Say About Your Health

If you're having trouble signing on the dotted line, or you've noticed a change in your handwriting, it may signal more than just sloppy writing.

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11 Signs Your Child May Be Depressed

Kids struggle with many of the same problems that adults do, including depression. Learn more about how to give the help your child needs.

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How Medical Advances Are Changing the Way Cancer is Treated

Recent advances in medicine are increasing the treatment options available to patients with certain types of cancer -- options that not long ago would have been considered more science fiction than fact.

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How Bariatric Surgery Can Help Your Type 2 Diabetes

If you have Type 2 diabetes, the type of bariatric surgery you have can possibly eliminate the disease altogether.

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3 Common Childhood Injuries: Should You Go To the ER?

It can be tough to know when your child's injury requires immediate emergency room treatment or a bandage and a hug. Here are three common health scares and the best ways to handle them.

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40 Awesome Things to Do This Summer

Summer is a great time for family fun! Here's our list of summertime activities to enjoy with your children.

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