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  • ZIKA Virus: Pediatrician Advice for Families
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  • Your Family's Mental Health: 10 Ways to Improve Mood Naturally

    Great physical health is characterized by strength, flexibility, comfort, energy, endurance, and coordination. Similarly, great mental health includes feeling cheerful, hopeful, confident, resilient, adaptable, and connected to the people and world around us. Developing and maintaining a healthy lifestyle

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  • Your Child’s First Vaccines

    The vaccines covered on this statement are those most likely to be given during the same visits during infancy and early childhood.

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  • Your Child's Mental Health: When to Seek Help and Where to Get Help

    Have you noticed a recent change in your child's behavior? Is she having trouble getting along with friends? Is he failing school? Is this new behavior affecting your family?

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  • Your Child's Growth: Developmental Milestones

    Watching a young child grow is a wonderful and unique experience for a parent. Learning to sit up, walk, and talk are some of the major developmental milestones your child will achieve.

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  • Your Child's Eyes

    Eye exams by your child’s doctor are an important way to identify problems with your child’s vision. Problems that are found early have a better chance of being treated successfully. Read on for information from the American Academy of Pediatrics about your child’s vision, including signs of vision

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  • Your Child is on the Move: Reduce the Risk of Gun Injury
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  • Your Child and the Environment

    Environmental dangers are everywhere. Most of these dangers are more harmful to children than adults. However, there are things you can do to reduce your child's contact with them. Read more to learn about how to protect your family from environmental dangers.

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  • Your Child Has a Sore Throat: What's the Cause?

    A sore throat is one of the most common concerns among parents of school-aged children. Here is information from the American Academy of Pediatrics about sore throats and their causes. Also included is information about strep throat tests, tonsillitis, how to prevent the spread of germs, and when to

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  • Your Baby's Head Shape: Information for Parents on Positional Skull Deformities

    Many parents wonder if the shape of their newborn's head is normal. Maybe it seems a bit flat in the back or uneven on one side. Most of these slight imperfections happen when infants spend too much time in one position such as in a crib, a car safety seat, or an infant carrier. The good news is that

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  • Your Baby's First Steps

    Learning to walk takes practice. Each child will learn to coordinate and balance at different rates. You can expect some wobbling and falling down at first, but before you know it, your child will be running circles around you.

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  • Young Children Learn A Lot When They Play
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  • You and Your Pediatrician

    The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has developed this information to help you

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  • Yeast Diaper Rash (Candidiasis)

    A shiny red rash, pinker than usual skin, or red bumps in the diaper area that may be caused by a yeast called Candida. There are other causes of diaper rash that produce a similar skin appearance but are not caused by an infection.

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  • Wrestling (Care of the Young Athlete)

    Wrestling is the oldest known sport, dating back to prehistoric times. Today it's the fourth most common sport in which athletes from different schools compete against each other. There are more than 50 kinds of wrestling. The most common types

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  • Why Is My Child Having Trouble in School?

    It is very common for children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to have difficulties in school. These problems can occur for several reasons.

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