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10 dangers that overtired kids face

10 dangers that overtired kids face

Today's children are notoriously sleep-deprived. The more you know about chronic overtiredness, the better able you'll be to spot it.

March 2013
Teen tooth-whitening tips

Teen tooth-whitening tips

What parents should know before you let your tween or teeen reach for the bleach.

February 2013
When every moment counts

When every moment counts

Emergency room doctors offer advice for how to handle the most drastic home medical emergencies.

December 2012
SUDDEN CARDIAC ARREST

SUDDEN CARDIAC ARREST

Detection of children's heart defects and rapid response to emergencies can save lives. Lawmakers in PA, NJ and DE have taken action.

October 2012
Girls' Soccer Head Injuries Rise

Girls' Soccer Head Injuries Rise

Treatment for concussions and repetitive head injuries in youth sports are on the rise. Girls soccer ranks just behind football and boys' ice hockey.

August 2012
Help Your Child Love To Swim

Help Your Child Love To Swim

Follow these tips for developing water confidence in even the most reluctant youngsters.

June 2012
4 Family Stress Busters

4 Family Stress Busters

You often can't hide emotional issues from your kids. So take stock, take time, have some fun and take care of yourself

May 2012
How To Identify Speech Problems

How To Identify Speech Problems

Some kids don't speak all sounds correctly until age 8. Others seem to stutter, but it's normal. Here's how to spot potential problems.

March 2012
Why Are Wisdom Teeth a Pain?

Why Are Wisdom Teeth a Pain?

Despite their name, it's often smart to remove these back-of-the-mouth molars.

February 2012
BIRTHMARK BASICS

BIRTHMARK BASICS

One in 10 babies is born with or develops birthmarks. Here are the six most common kinds.

January 2012
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