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How to Create a Fully Stocked First Aid Kit

To help prepare for the unexpected, having a well-stocked first aid kit on hand can give you a critical advantage to first response.

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New Eczema Drug Shows Promise in Early Trials

A new drug that scientists hope will relieve the debilitating itching of chronic eczema has shown promising results in early trials.

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Don’t Scratch that Mosquito Bite!

Anyone from the South knows that with our hot summer months come loads of mosquitoes and dreaded mosquito bites.

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What is a Midwife?

Thinking about having a baby? Wondering what your birthing options are? Today’s moms have more choices than ever.

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Back to School:  Pack It Light, Wear It Right - Backpack Strategies for Parents

A major component of the back to school period is the purchase of school supplies and the perfect backpack to carry these items. Did you know carrying too much weight...

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What You Need to Know About the Enterovirus Outbreak

With cases of Enterovirus EV-D68 in children spreading quickly across the country, how serious should this concern be to parents? Dr. Russell Steele, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Ochsner Hospital for Children,...

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Tailgating with Toddlers

Football season is here which means day-long tailgate parties and game day celebrations. Fanatics across the nation make these events a family affair to include children of all ages. Here...

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Should I Get the Same Shots as My Kids?

Should parents and caregivers get the same shots as children? A pediatrician weighs in with her thoughts.

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