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Contact Lens Safety: How to Properly Wear & Care
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Contact Lens Safety: How to Properly Wear & Care

Did you know there are more than 30 million people in the U.S. who wear contacts?
Expert : Jeffrey J. Walline, OD, PhD
Putting an End to Bed-Wetting
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Putting an End to Bed-Wetting

Did you know that there are about 5 million children in the United States who wet the bed?
Expert : Wendy Sue Swanson, MD
8 Tips to Handle Your Child’s Temper Tantrums
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8 Tips to Handle Your Child’s Temper Tantrums

Even though temper tantrums are part of child development, that doesn't make them any less frustrating.
Expert : Wendy Sue Swanson, MD
College Health Care
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College Health Care

Does your college-aged child need a separate healthcare plan?
Expert : David Hill, MD
National Immunization Month: Which Vaccines Do You Need?
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National Immunization Month: Which Vaccines Do You Need?

Why are vaccines important for all age groups?
Expert : David Hill, MD
Skateboard, Scooter & Bike Safety
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Skateboard, Scooter & Bike Safety

What can you do to help prevent injuries?
Expert : Katherine Roberts, MD
Transitioning to Back-to-School Mode
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Transitioning to Back-to-School Mode

After a long summer, how can you best ease your kids back into the school year?
Expert : Katherine Roberts, MD
First Aid Kit or ER? Determining if a Cut Needs Stitches
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First Aid Kit or ER? Determining if a Cut Needs Stitches

If your child gets hurt, how do you know if you should go to the ER or if a first aid kit will suffice?
Expert : Elizabeth Murray, MD
Summer Travel Tips for Families: Surviving Cars, Planes & Hotels
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Summer Travel Tips for Families: Surviving Cars, Planes & Hotels

Vacations are fun, but traveling with your children can also be very stressful.
Expert : Elizabeth Murray, MD
Sports Specialization: Safe for Young Athletes?
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Sports Specialization: Safe for Young Athletes?

Is it better for your child athlete to focus on one sport or dabble in many different areas of athletics?
Expert : Joel Brenner, MD
Pre-Participation Sports Physicals: Why Are They Important?
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Pre-Participation Sports Physicals: Why Are They Important?

A PPE (pre-participation physical exam) can catch an abnormal health condition that could potentially increase your child's risk of injury.
Expert : Joel Brenner, MD
Preventing & Stopping Childhood Obesity
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Preventing & Stopping Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity is a national health epidemic and doctors are calling for an emergency.
Expert : Corinne Cross, MD
Obesity Prevention: It's Never Too Early to Begin Living a Healthy Lifestyle
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Obesity Prevention: It's Never Too Early to Begin Living a Healthy Lifestyle

The obesity epidemic hasn't gotten any better, so the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has updated their guidelines.
Expert : Corinne Cross, MD
Lightning Safety
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Lightning Safety

The clever saying, "when thunder roars, go indoors" is a great way to teach your kids summer storm safety.
Expert : Deborah Mulligan, MD
Fireworks: Tips for Safe Celebrations
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Fireworks: Tips for Safe Celebrations

The AAP recommends prohibiting public sale of all fireworks, including those by mail or the Internet.
Expert : Deborah Mulligan, MD
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