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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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Vaccines: How to Keep Your Child’s Shots on Track

Vaccinating your children according to the recommended immunization schedule is one of the best ways you can protect them from 14 harmful and potentially deadly diseases before their second birthday. Here...

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