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Meningitis & HPV: When to Get Your Child Vaccinated

Meningitis & HPV: When to Get Your Child Vaccinated

With prompt diagnosis and treatment, seven out of 10 children who get bacterial meningitis recover without any complications.
Expert:Linda Reid, MD
Media Literacy: Do Your Children Understand What They're Reading?

Media Literacy: Do Your Children Understand What They're Reading?

Living in a media-driven world, is your child prepared to understand all of the information available?
Expert:Linda Reid, MD
A Trip to the Park: Is The Playground Equipment Safe?

A Trip to the Park: Is The Playground Equipment Safe?

After a long winter, do you know if the playground equipment at your kid's park is safe?
Expert:Corinn Cross, MD
Dating Violence: Recognition & Prevention

Dating Violence: Recognition & Prevention

Your child is starting to have romantic feelings. As a parent, you have to keep your child safe while they explore the dating world.
Expert:Corinn Cross, MD
Child Passenger Safety: Are You Using Safety Seats Correctly?

Child Passenger Safety: Are You Using Safety Seats Correctly?

Learn some simple precautions to keep your child safe while driving.
Expert:Joseph O’Neil, MD, MPH, FAAP
National Poison Prevention Week

National Poison Prevention Week

Children act fast; so do poisons. Is your home poison proof?
Expert:Joseph O’Neil, MD, MPH, FAAP
Exergaming: Does It Really Count as Exercise?

Exergaming: Does It Really Count as Exercise?

Exergames, games that make the user get up and move, are hardly a new phenomenon.
Expert:Elizabeth Murray, MD
Buying Second-Hand for Your Child? Make Sure It's Safe

Buying Second-Hand for Your Child? Make Sure It's Safe

Do you go to garage sales? What items are OK for you to buy for your kids? Are there some things you just shouldn't get second hand?
Expert:Elizabeth Murray, MD
Sweetened Beverages & Added Sugars: Are Schools Supplying Junk Foods?

Sweetened Beverages & Added Sugars: Are Schools Supplying Junk Foods?

Schools offer healthy choices for your children, but are your kids choosing the salty and sugary foods they offer instead?
Expert:Robert Murray, MD
Oral Immunotherapy: Someday Your Child's Allergy Could Be Gone

Oral Immunotherapy: Someday Your Child's Allergy Could Be Gone

It may offer real hope to parents of children with allergies to wheat, peanuts, eggs, milk, or shellfish.
Expert:Jen Kim, MD
Peanut Allergies: A New Study

Peanut Allergies: A New Study

A large, national study of food allergies in the U.S. found that more children have allergies, including severe allergies, than previously thought.
Expert:Jen Kim, MD
Differences Are All Around: Is Your Child Tolerant of Others?

Differences Are All Around: Is Your Child Tolerant of Others?

Whether it's a child's nationality or a handicap, is your child tolerant of others' differences?
Expert:Corinn Cross, MD
When to Keep a Sick Child Home from School

When to Keep a Sick Child Home from School

If your child wakes up feeling unwell, you’ll need to decide if they should stay home from school.
Expert:Corinn Cross, MD
What Can You Do When Your Baby Won't Stop Crying?

What Can You Do When Your Baby Won't Stop Crying?

Crying serves several useful purposes for your baby. But, sometimes the crying won't stop. It's unnerving at the very least, so what's a parent to do?
Expert:Wendy Sue Swanson, MD, MBE, FAAP
Is Your Child Ready for the Potty?

Is Your Child Ready for the Potty?

Using the toilet is one of the first and most significant skills your kids must learn. But, do can you teach them, or are they simply not ready until a certain age?
Expert:Wendy Sue Swanson, MD, MBE, FAAP
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