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  • Parent's Guide to Inhalant Abuse

    Inhalants are chemical vapors that alter the mind when breathed in. These extremely poisonous chemicals can cause death by suffocation, as well as brain, liver, and kidney damage. Learn the signs of inhalant abuse.

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  • When Your School-Age Child Needs a Test or Procedure

    Your school-age child will understand some aspects of what is going on right now—and you are likely anxious or upset by what's happening. Being prepared for the test or procedure will help you stay calm and supportive when your child needs you.

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  • Glasses Can Help Even Young Children

    Are you wondering if your child may need glasses? Healthcare providers who specialize in children's eyecare say kids usually become near- or farsighted between ages 6 and 12. Farsightedness may be diagnosed even earlier, sometimes in infancy. Experts recommend that all infants and children have vision screening.

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      A heart murmur is blood flow in the heart that makes a noise. Heart murmurs are common in children, and most often a normal part of growth. See how a heart murmur occurs, and when it may need to be treated.

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