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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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Healthy Grilling Tips

Choose healthy when you fire up the grill this summer! Registered Dietician and Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics, Molly Kimball, discusses how you can turn up the heat and turn...

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The HPV Vaccine: Fact vs. Fiction

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced that the number of girls and boys that have received the HPV vaccine are significantly lower than other common vaccines.

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Treat Dry Eyes to Avoid Damages to the Cornea

Dry Eye is a condition that affects millions of people. It is more common in women over 35 years of age.

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Being Proactive can Help Prevent Eye Injuries

Eye injuries of all types occur at a rate of more than 2,000 per day. Check out these useful eye safety tips for everyday life.

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Are Your Medications Causing You Sun Sensitivity?

Did you know that medication can also cause sun sensitivity? Medication-induced sun sensitivity occurs when the combination of sunlight and certain medications causes inflammation of the skin.

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Managing Diabetes

For people with diabetes, learning to manage the disease is an essential step toward living a more active and fulfilling life. Ochsner created the Diabetes Empowerment Program to help patients...

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