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5 Tips for Taking Family Trips Safely amid the Pandemic

In addition to following local and national health guidelines, check out these savvy, COVID-based travel tips before you start your next family vacation.

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An OB-GYN Answers All of Your Questions About COVID-19 & Pregnancy

It can be hard to find accurate information about one of pregnant women’s biggest concerns today: pregnancy and COVID-19. Luckily, the experts at Kaiser Permanente have answers to your most pressing questions. 

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What You Need to Know to Keep Your Child’s Health on Track

Remember when your biggest worry about taking them to the doctor was whether or not they’d throw a fit over getting a lollipop flavor they didn’t like?

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The AAP Has a New Plan to Combat This Chronic Problem for School-Aged Kids

This school problem can become a health issue that doctors want to prevent.

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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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One Third of Kids Won’t Get Their Flu Shots This Year, Survey Finds

Even though flu season is in full swing, some parents are opting out of the flu shot for their kids. What gives?

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There’s Finally New Way to Treat the Flu, Thanks to the FDA

This new FDA-approved flu treatment is just what the doctor ordered.

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Parents, Don’t Fall for These Common Flu Myths

Think you know everything about the flu vaccine? You might be surprised.

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New CDC Reports Reveal the Number of Unvaccinated Kids Has Risen Substantially

More kids have entered kindergarten without full immunizations—for a third year in a row.

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About Those Nasal Flu Sprays for Kids…Pediatricians Urge This Instead

Here’s what the American Academy of Pediatrics has to say about this year’s flu vaccine options.

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This Is the Best Time to Get Your Flu Shot, According to the CDC

If you’ve been putting off getting your flu shot this year, think again, the CDC urges.

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What Parents Need to Know about the Measles Outbreak in 21 States

Don’t panic—but there are some important things parents of young kids and expectant parents need to know.

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At-Home Flu Tests Could Be a Huge Help to Parents & Kids

These would be a game-changer for parents and communities.

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Here’s What Parents Need to Know About This Year’s Dangerous Flu Strain

The 2018 flu season has already proven deadly for some.

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A Massive Flu Outbreak Just Closed an Entire Texas School *District*

The H3N2 virus has spread across 49 states, making it one of the worst flu seasons in over a decade.

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Pink Got Her Kid’s Age Wrong, and We Totally Understand

Check out what happened to Pink when she mistakenly gave the wrong age number.

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Daddy Wars

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There are, like, these rules. They’re important. They dictate polite conversation. At dinner parties you don’t discuss politics, salaries or religion. I think that rule was made by housewives 60 years ago to keep husbands from getting…

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20 Signs You’re a Marin Mom

Are you a certified Marin Mom? We have the 20 sure-fire signs, from gift-free birthdays to a family uniform made up entirely of microfleece.

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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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