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  • Obesity in Children: How Parents Can Help

    It can be difficult to know how to help your overweight child. Identifying certain behaviors can help. But it's also important to rule out any health causes.

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  • ADHD Quiz

    Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common childhood disorder, affecting more than 4 million kids. Learn more about ADHD by taking this quiz.

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  • How to Make the Move from Crib to Bed

    Sooner or later your child will simply be too big for his or her crib. Most children will move to a bed by age 2.

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  • Watch that Backpack Load

    When your children act as if they are carrying the weight of the world on their shoulders, maybe you should check their backpacks. Overloaded packs can put stress on muscles and soft tissues.

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  • 5 Home Safety Threats You Might Overlook

    You're a careful parent who steers children away from things that could harm them. So, for safety's sake, look through your home often. Keep an eye out for not-so-obvious hazards, like window blinds and household chemicals.

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    The most common mosquito-borne disease is dengue. It affects nearly 400 million people worldwide each year. Find out more about mosquito-borne diseases by taking this quiz.

    It is important to know your estimated due date in order to help plan for the baby's birth.

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      Lyme disease is an illness spread by the bite of an infected tick. A bull's-eye rash is a typical symptom that identifies this illness, which untreated can affect many parts of the body. This video explains how the illness develops and what you can do to protect yourself against tick bites.

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