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  • Test Your Knowledge of Teen Health

    Take this short quiz and test your knowledge of what it takes to be a healthy teen.

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  • Keep Your Grandkids Safe

    If you're a grandparent, it’s probably been a while since you took care of an infant or child. Plus, many of the safety guidelines you followed with your own children may have changed. Here’s what you need to know about keeping your grandkids safe.

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  • Take Steps Now to Prevent Heart Disease Later

    You may not think of heart disease as a matter concerning kids. But diet and exercise habits started in childhood can set the stage for your child's heart health later in life.

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Pregnancy & Newborns
Pregnancy is an exciting time for parents-to-be. You want to know as much as you can about your developing baby and how your actions will affect his health. Use this information to help you make informed decisions from conception through delivery.
Children's Health
You want the best for your child, from good nutrition to effective discipline to a breadth of life opportunities.

    A pregnant woman passes antibodies to her unborn baby through the placenta to protect against certain diseases. How long does this natural immunity last?

    BMI, or body mass index, uses weight and height to calculate weight status for adults. BMI for children and teens also takes into account gender and age because healthy body fatness differs between boys and girls and changes as they grow. This BMI calculator will help you determine if your child is at a healthy weight.


      This video shows the steps for taking your child’s temperature by mouth.

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