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Strep Throat and Your Kids
As the school year starts, it's important to learn some key facts about strep throat and how it can affect your kids.
What Does Acid Reflux Have to Do with It?
Acid reflux may be the cause of your chronic cough.
Want to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes? You Have Options
If you want to lower your risk of type 2 diabetes, you have options.
US Measles Update
In 2000, health officials declared that measles had been eliminated. But that may no longer be the case in 2019.
The ABCs of Vitamins and Minerals
Vitamins and minerals are substances that play important roles in the body's processes, such as metabolism, immunity and digestion. They ensure healthy cell growth, function, and development and are vital to good health.
Psoriasis: Things to Know
Psoriasis is a skin disease that affects over 7.5 million Americans. Read on to learn everything you need to know about psoriasis.
Children's Dental Health
When do you take your baby to the dentist? When do you start brushing your baby's teeth? What toothpaste should you use?
Fighting Youth E-Cig Use
E-cigarettes and vaping continue to make news headlines.
Unplug Before You Tuck In
Americans may be getting less sleep than they have in previous years, and it might be because of smartphones.
The Answers to Your Breastfeeding Questions
Aug. 1 through 7 is World Breastfeeding Week — the perfect time to learn a little more about breastfeeding.