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common illnesses & conditions

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Is Vaginal Discharge In Children Normal?

Is it normal for a baby to have thick, white vaginal discharge? more

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What’s The Best Treatment For Diaper Rash?

What can I do for my baby’s diaper rash? more

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7 Home Remedies For Ear Infections

Here's how to relieve your child's discomfort from ear pain. more


4 Skin Care Tips For Children With Eczema

As many as 1 in 10 U.S. children have atopic dermatitis (“eczema”), a recurrent and distressing condition characterized by recurrent cycles of red, rough, and itchy skin. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics’ (AAP) 2014 clinical report, caring for... more

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Will Moisturizers Help With Eczema?

Will applying a daily moisturizer to a child's skin help prevent symptoms of eczema? more


Is There A Right Way To Wash Hands?

What are the best handwashing techniques to teach my children to properly wash their hands? more


7 Ways To Cope With Coughs

Strategies for dealing with the cough that just won’t go away. more


Flu Shot Or Spray: Which Is Safer?

Updated May 1, 2015 It has become a truism of public health: Another year, another flu vaccination. Since 2010, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended that every person 6 months of age or older receive... more


Common Illnesses: EV-D68

Updated May 22, 2015 What is EV-D68? Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) is one of more than 100 non-polio enteroviruses. It is a respiratory virus that can cause serious complications for vulnerable populations, particularly children with a history of asthma or wheezing. The... more


Is Dirt Bad For Babies?

Is it okay to let my baby dig in the dirt? I don’t worry about her messing up her clothes but I do worry about her health. more