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Know what to expect, set limits and use praise.
Vaccines prevent diseases that can make babies and others very sick or even cause death.
During this five-hour class, babysitters ages 11 to 15 learn CPR, basic first aid and how to use an AED.
You can prevent head injuries by making sure your child's helmet fits right.
Rear-Facing Until 2 (0:00:30)
In this 30-second video, learn why children should ride in the back seat in a rear-facing car seat until they are age 2, or until they reach the upper weight or height limit for their seat.
Learn which foods can cause choking and how to avoid other choking risks.
Research has shown that one in five teens will go through a period of major depression by the time they are 18 years of age. ... cont.
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Posted on: April 22, 2014
My parents were never hippies but when I detail what they’ve done with their lives most people eventually inquire if they were. This isn’t a post about how my family’s deep respect for the planet made me an awesome environmental steward. It’s Earth Day and I’m here to say I haven’t done enough. I feel […]
Small Steps to a Healthy Lifestyle: 7-5-2-1-0 (00:00:30)
In this 30-second video, Dr. Mollie Greves Grow provides simple steps you can take with your family to work toward a healthier lifestyle.
Be ready for flu season by getting your vaccination as soon as possible. Learn all about the flu.
Children often become aware of cancer when a family member, friend or schoolmate has it. It’s important to talk about cancer ... cont.
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The Teenology 101 blog is a guide for parents and caregivers raising teenagers, written by experts from our department of adolescent medicine.
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