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Childproofing Your Home
Whether your child is starting to crawl or has just been born, it’s never too early to childproof your home. Check out these seven easy steps.
School's Out. Now What?
School is out and summer vacation has started. Instead of letting your children plop down in front of the television for the next three months, keep them engaged and active this summer.
Keep Your Head in the Game This Summer
Concussions don't just happen to football players. In fact, these brain injuries can happen while riding a bicycle, in the home or on the playground. Read on to learn how to stay safe this summer.
Understanding Scoliosis
Is your child at risk for scoliosis?
Back-to-School Illnesses: Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease
Going back to school means new teachers and friends. But it's also a time for back-to-school illnesses, such as hand, foot and mouth disease.
A Vaccine for Dengue Fever, for Some
Until recently, there was no vaccine for dengue fever in the United States.
First FDA-Approved Treatment for Pediatric Lupus
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to treat lupus in children.
Chickenpox FAQ
Diseases like chickenpox can bring up a lot of questions. The answers to some of the most common chickenpox-related questions are below.
The Truth About Vaccines
Myths about vaccines are widespread. These misconceptions often cause people to skip important, potentially lifesaving vaccines. 
Take a Look at Your Eye Health
We know to brush and floss to keep our teeth in tip-top shape and to eat right and work in some cardio at the gym for our heart's sake. But what about our eyes?