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5 Vaccine Myths Debunked

In the US, getting a child vaccinated is a must. You’ll see the vaccine requirement in schools, and even daycare. But just because it’s required doesn’t mean every parent agrees with it. “I think the vast majority of individuals already realize that vaccines are a modern miracle that are safe, effective, and prevent serious and […]

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Things To Do Before College: A Medical Checklist For Your Child

Going to college can be a thrilling experience. Your child may be leaving home for the first time or traveling far away to new friends, new places, new everything. It’s a rush. In the excitement, however, don’t forget about some fundamental things your child needs to handle health-wise—particularly if she has a chronic health condition […]

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Good Carbs, Bad Carbs: Is Fruit Bad For Your Health?

You turn on the TV and there’s a slick talk show host promising dramatic weight loss results if you stop eating grapes. You click on a link while surfing the internet, and suddenly a pop-up suggests that you’ll drop those last 10 pounds—if you never eat bananas again. Seemingly healthy fruits have suddenly become the […]

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6 Dangerous School Sports And How To Prevent Injury

Athletes are favored highly in the US, whether it’s professionals or Little Leaguers. A great deal of emphasis is put on success in sports for young athletes, which adds pressure to play. Unfortunately, so much pressure to continually play school sports comes with a lot of injuries. Here are 6 dangerous school sports and how […]

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Is Obesity Beautiful? Size 22 Supermodel Causes A Stir

Tess Holliday has been everywhere. The size-22 supermodel was recently on the cover of People magazine with the following quote: “You can be beautiful regardless of your size.” Sure, you can be beautiful, but can you be healthy? The 29-year-old’s popularity has sparked fierce debate about what message she’s sending. Is she promoting self-love? After […]

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