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Help Kids Cope with Acne Anxiety

Help Kids Cope with Acne Anxiety

Insecurity about appearance is common for tweens and teens. Here's how parents can help.

October 2010
Vaccines: What Are the Side Effects?

Vaccines: What Are the Side Effects?

Not all parents are confident in vaccinations. Here are the most common reactions to vaccines against 14 diseases, as reported by major health organizations.

August 2010
Are Alternative Remedies Safe?

Are Alternative Remedies Safe?

Many are, say experts. With some, though, use caution.

August 2010
Summer Bites and Stings

Summer Bites and Stings

Here's how to manage summer itches and ouches — and when you should get help.

July 2010
Your Family Favorite Doctors

Your Family Favorite Doctors

Why you like them: Care, Communication, Compassion and Convenience

July 2010
Asthma: The Focus Is on Control

Asthma: The Focus Is on Control

With no single cause to pursue for a cure, in recent years the medical emphasis has been on controlling asthma. Here's what parents need to know.

May 2010
What To Do in a First Aid Emergency

What To Do in a First Aid Emergency

You can cope best by staying calm, calling for help and gathering information.

March 2010
'Bud' Earphones Are Dangerous!

'Bud' Earphones Are Dangerous!

These small earphones are a main culprit in the shocking increase in teen hearing loss, now estimated to affect 1 in 5 U.S. kids ages 12-19.

January 2010
Tanning Beds: Just Say No

Tanning Beds: Just Say No

Increased use of tanning beds by teenagers has contributed to a sharp rise in melanoma rates in young people, often unaware of the long-term consequences of increased skin cancer risk and premature aging.

January 2010
Are Your Kids Begging for Braces?

Are Your Kids Begging for Braces?

Thanks to a variety of high-tech and trendy options now available, parents may be surprised to find their kids begging for braces.

January 2010
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