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Afraid of the Doctor?

Afraid of the Doctor?

How to help kids deal with their fear of needles and going to the pediatrician

January 2014
Safe Swaddling

Safe Swaddling

Learn to swaddle your baby in a safe, hip-healthy way.

January 2014
Juvenile Arthritis: Never Too Young

Juvenile Arthritis: Never Too Young

300,000 American kids suffer from juvenile idiopathic arthritis, yet the condition is often misdiagnosed as growing pains. Learn to tell the difference.

December 2013
Avoiding the ER

Avoiding the ER

Urgent care centers and retail walk-in health centers give families alternatives to the emergency room

September 2013
Physical Developments: Early Puberty

Physical Developments: Early Puberty

Girls are reaching puberty at younger ages than ever. Find out why and how to have "the puberty talk" in age-appropriate ways.

August 2013
Back-to-School Health Checklist and Sports Physicals

Back-to-School Health Checklist and Sports Physicals

MetroKids back-to-school health checklist includes immunizations, easy sports physicals, hearing and vision tests and safety checks for footwear and backpacks

July 2013
Do Earbuds Cause Hearing Loss in Kids?

Do Earbuds Cause Hearing Loss in Kids?

Earbuds cause hearing impairment in children and can cause hearing loss. Learn how to safely use earbuds for kids and how to determine if sounds are too loud for children.

June 2013
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
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