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Now Is the Time to Have Your Child’s Vision Checked—Here’s Why

Did you know that more than 40 percent of Americans have myopia (also known as nearsightedness)1? This vision problem can develop and worsen over time as a child grows and can even be influenced by factors such as genetics2, increased…

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This State Is the First to Require Insurance Companies to Cover EpiPens for Kids

Will more states follow in making this life-saving tool accessible to kids?

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This $10 Tool Promises to Stop Itchy Bug Bites

Could this be the solution you’ve been itching for?

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When It’s Not “Just” a Cold: What Parents Need to Know about RSV

It’s cold and flu season, but RSV is so much more than just a cold. Here’s the scoop parents need to know.

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Moms with Postpartum Depression Are More Likely to Have This in Common

Some moms are more prone to postpartum depression than others.

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Chickenpox Parties Are a Very Bad Idea, Doctors Warn. Here’s What to Do Instead

The chickenpox is definitely the worst party favor to come home with ever.

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What Is RSV? Nick & Vanessa Lachey Warn Parents After Son Is Hospitalized

All parents should be aware of the dangers of this common virus.

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Baby Bumps—or Rather, What’s In Mom’s Gut—Hold the Key to Autism Risk

This groundbreaking study could be a major step towards autism prevention.

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7 Natural Asthma Remedies That Worked Wonders for My Family

Here are my tried and trusted antidotes that have significantly helped my kids go from having to take 4-5 courses of steroids every year to just once or twice.

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Antibiotic Use In Childhood Linked To Immune Diseases, According To Study

Research has uncovered a link between antibiotic use in children and immune diseases.

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Taking A Hot Bath Burns As Many Calories As A Long Walk, According To A New Study

A new study reveals taking a hot bath is just like exercising.

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Feel Sicker When You’re Pregnant With a Girl? Studies Show You’re Not Making it Up

Photo:Mislav Marohnić via Flickr
At some point during pregnancy, every mom to be will be schooled by friends, family, and random strangers in the grocery store on the old wives tales connected to the sex of the baby. From the…

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Inside Kyra’s Bake Shop with the Totally Awesome Awards 2016

Kyra’s Bake Shop just won a Totally Awesome Award for being the “Sweetest Cake Shop” in Portland. We recently spoke to the owner, Kyra Bussanich, about her experience as a business owner, the best advice she has ever received and…

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Could Allergies be the Root of Your Baby’s Eczema?

Photo: Lychele McMillan
As I scroll through my Instagram feed, I often see beautiful photos of my friends’ yummy babies. There’s something about chubby, rosy cheeks that melts even the coolest of people. These photos also remind me that I…

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Date Night: Team Up With the Vashon Island Diet

The holidays are here which means indulging in all of your favorite foods. It can also mean your jeans are bit more snug come New Years. Seattle Magazine has stumbled across a new healthy-diet phenomenon sweeping the residents of Vashon…

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