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For safety's sake, look through your home often. Keep an eye out for not-so-obvious hazards.
You can avoid the flu this season by taking one simple step: Get a flu vaccination.
Common injuries include a twisted ankle, sprained wrist, overextended elbow and damaged knee ligaments. Fortunately, you can take steps to help prevent joint damage.
Putting babies to sleep on their backs has dramatically reduced the incidence of SIDS. One unexpected side effect: Many infants now have a flattened head.
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Most children should begin regular dental care by the time they turn 1 year old.
Many products seek to prevent bug bites, but products containing DEET (usually listed on labels as N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide) are quite effective.
What's more relaxing that a good soak in a hot tub? Hot water sure makes you feel great, but hot tubs and whirlpools can sometimes be dangerous -- and even deadly.
You can help your child by being prepared and preventing injuries from occurring. It is important to take charge of your child's health and follow a program designed to help you and your family stay healthy and safe.
You may think of heart disease as a problem for adults, not your young children. But diet and exercise habits started in childhood can begin a lifetime of heart health, or a lifetime of heart damage.
A medical error can occur when something that was planned for medical care doesn't work, or when the wrong plan was used in the first place.
Domestic violence is behavior someone uses to control a spouse, partner, date or elderly relative through fear and intimidation.
Detailed information on rotavirus, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention
Women suffer more frequent and severe symptoms from STDs. Some STDs can cause pelvic inflammatory disease, which can lead to both infertility and ectopic pregnancy.
Without enough shut-eye, children are more likely to struggle with their school studies, do poorly on the playing field, and suffer depression.
Whether it's a twisted ankle, a shin splint or a strained muscle, when should you see a doctor for a sports injury?
Cocaine use ranges from occasional to compulsive. There is no safe way to use the drug.
Where can you as a parent turn to for the facts about vaccine safety? The first place to go is your child's doctor.
Dogs are responsible for 85 to 90 percent of all animal bites. But, many incidents can be avoided.
In many cases of suicide or attempted suicide, undiagnosed and untreated mental illness—especially depression—is to blame.
Moving your child from the crib to a first bed is a milestone event. But more than the bittersweet emotional concerns, your priorities will be safety and a healthy sleep routine.
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