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Why People Born in May Consider Themselves Lucky (According to Experts)

Here’s why people born in the fifth month are such a hearty lot.

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Why People Born in April Are Outgoing (According to Experts)

Discover the character traits of those born in the fourth month of the year.

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Suffering from Anxiety While Pregnant? Here’s What You Need to Know

“Answers to some of the most common questions pregnant women with anxiety are curious about.”

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Should I Send My Vulnerable Child Back to School?

Here’s how some families are navigating this complicated question.

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Still Confused about Which Face Mask to Buy? Read This

“Wearing masks can help reduce the possibility that someone with no symptoms could transmit the disease to others. So which one is right for you? We’ve got the answer.”

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What Parents Need to Know about the Coronavirus

With over 100,000 confirmed cases globally, what does that mean for you and your family?

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Does My Dog Need a Flu Shot? Maybe—It Depends

Canine influenza, also known as “dog flu,” is a highly contagious viral infection that’s easily spread from dog to dog.

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Get Rid of a Bad Cough Once & For All—with Chocolate, Study Finds

A spoonful of chocolate could be JUST what the doctor ordered.

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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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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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Kids Getting Sick? Tell Them to Stop Washing Their Hands (& Do This Instead)

If you don’t want your kids to miss school, you should use this method instead.

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Is the Dragon’s Breath Snack Fad Safe for Kids? The FDA Issues Warning

Kids are all about the liquid nitrogen “Dragon Breath” snack fad—but is it really safe?

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You Should Hand-Sanitize After Going Through Airport Security, Study Finds

This is where can you find the most germs at major airports—and it’s NOT the restroom.

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Why Winter Swimming Is Good for Your Kids

Here’s precisely why winter is actually the preferred season to get into the pool.

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Kim Kardashian’s 2-Year-Old Was Hospitalized for This Scary Reason

Kim K’s youngest spent a scary few days in the hospital for this common but scary illness.

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The AAP Wants Your Kids to Stay Healthy – in the Doctor’s Waiting Room

These latest recommendations will hopefully reduce the spread of illnesses.

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New SIDS Research May Provide Answers

While the exact cause of death in SIDS has not been identified, this latest study may shed light on a possible cause.

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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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Study Shows Food Allergies in Kids are Linked to Secondhand Smoke

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In case you needed yet another reason to avoid smoking, researchers have found a connection between parents who smoke and childhood food allergies.
Secondhand smoke has already been proven to cause asthma in kids whose…

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Nail-biting and Thumb-sucking Kids May Have Fewer Allergies

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Do you have a thumb-sucker or nail-biter on your hands? You might be able to stop fretting over all the germs being picked up from those tiny hands.  
A new study finds those irritating habits…

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Treating Your Child’s Sinus Drainage

Every day, each person’s respiratory tract produces mucus in order to protect itself from unwanted viruses, bacteria and other potential health threats.  But as WebMD reports, if your child has a cold, the flu, allergies or other respiratory problems, the…

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New & Cool: Juicing for Pregnant & New Moms

Sip, sip, hurray! Organic prenatal juices have just hit the market. Get the inside scoop here.

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5 Common Mistakes New Parents Make

No matter how much you absorb as you set out on your parenting journey, keep in mind that all parents take wrong turns here and there. And while most of those so-called mistakes are harmless, there are a few common areas you’ll want to pay particular attention to.

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Introducing Salt Studio: Your Healthy New Way to Play

Picture the kids in a room, frolicking, with sand beneath their feet. Except that the sand, is salt. And the walls, are salt. And that salt, at the new Salt Studio will help your kids play their way to outsmarting the fall flus.

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Quinn Popcorn’s Got A Brand New Bag

It’s hard enough to find a low-calorie snack that kiddos actually enjoy and with the shocking discovery of popcorn lung (a respiratory condition caused by the chemicals in some microwave popcorns) you may be ready to stop popping – but…

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Hot Topic: To Flu Shot or Not To Flu Shot

As you probably heard through the parenting grapevine, last weekend a 5-year old kindergarten student in the Bay Area  died after testing positive for the flu. It remains to be seen whether the flu was actually the cause of death.…

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