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Brave Care Offers Same-Day Primary & Urgent Care for Kids of All Ages

“Back to school” can be synonymous with “back to the doctor.” There are vaccines and physicals to get in before heading back to class or the field, and with more activity comes the risk of unexpected injuries and illnesses. Having…

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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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Barbie Honors Healthcare Heroes with 6 New Dolls & Gives Back Throughout August

Kids everywhere will be inspired by these real-life role models!

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Travelocity’s New Study Forecasts a Season of Family Reunions

Most parents surveyed say they’ll travel for leisure in the next nine months

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How COVID, 2 Dogs & a Boy Changed Everything

“At the start of the pandemic, I worried something awful that COVID was going to rob my son of his childhood innocence. Little did I know, there were two, four-legged beings there to protect it all along.”

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Today I’m Taking on the World like Wonder Woman

“I may not have the gold bracelets and lasso like when I was younger and watched my idol fight on TV while wearing the same outfit, but friends, I have my Wonder Woman mug to fill me up with the strength to take on today.”

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Friends, I Feel You

“Friends, I know it’s hard. Let’s all lean in on each other. Through each other’s strength and support, we will be lifted and rise above.”

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5 Predictions for Divorce in 2021 from a Divorce Attorney

While divorce is always painful no matter what the year, here is how the landscape of divorce may change in 2021.

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Vrbo Data Shows Pets Are Becoming a Part of the Family Vacation

Vrbo offers some tips for families looking to travel with their pets.

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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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What Every Parent Should Know About Doctor’s Visits Right Now

Wondering if it’s safe to take your child to the doctor during the COVID-19 crisis? Dr. Mona Patel, attending Physician in the Division of General Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, shares her advice.

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Dear Cancer: A Mother’s Answer to the Unanswered Questions

Photo: Robin L. Reynolds
I remember the day my heart was broken. It was in the early morning hours of May 12th. Wearing the baggy pink sweatpants I purchased the night before, I sat in a stiff vinyl hospital chair.…

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What Is Cocooning and Can It Save Your Newborn’s Life?

Of course, all parents are interested in protecting their newborns—but have you heard of cocooning? It could save their life.

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Dear Day Camp…

Please, camp. Is it too much to ask to be a true partner to working parents and stop with the crazy hat days and other special requests?

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12 Absolutely Essential Tips to Keep Your Kids Healthy This Winter

No need to hibernate until spring—we’ve got you covered against cold and flu season.

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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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Flu Shot or Nasal Spray: Which Flu Vaccine Is Better for Kids?

It might be easier to administer, but docs say the nasal spray shouldn’t be your first choice. Here’s why.

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How to Survive Hand, Food & Mouth Disease Season with Kids

It might look like chicken pox, but it’s not. Here’s what parents need to know.

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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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This Vaccine Could Eradicate Zika, Thanks to Promising New Research

The days of the Zika virus could be numbered—and that’s a good thing.

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CDC Issues Encouraging Update on Rare, Polio-Like Disease

The end of this mysterious disease could be in sight—for now.

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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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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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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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