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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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Who’s In The Operating Room With You During Heart Surgery?

Having heart surgery is scary enough. Having a bunch of masked strangers stand over as you prepare to have surgery is even scarier. Although surgeons perform successful heart surgeries all the time, this may be your first time. So, who helps out during the actual procedure may be a mystery to you. Here’s a breakdown […]

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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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Second Baby: When Is It Time To Get Pregnant Again?

That chubby face, the toothless smile, those cute little fingers and toes. You just can’t get enough. You want another baby. Why wouldn’t you? They’re adorable. But as adorable as they may be, babies are expensive. Add another baby to the mix, and you’re talking through-the-roof expensive. Not to mention the strong support system you’ll […]

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