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The Best Ways to Treat Seborrheic Dermatitis

The common, annoying conditions of dandruff and seborrheic dermatitis are conditions that involve an increased rate of shedding of the topmost layer of the skin called the epidermis.
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Toxic Chemicals Are a Threat to the Health of Our Children

Prenatal exposure to toxic chemicals is linked to preterm birth, birth defects, childhood cancer, obesity, diabetes, asthma, & lasting harm to the brain. SafetyNEST, a startup whose mission is to be the most trusted source for pregnant women & their healthcare providers, helps safeguard babies’ against everyday toxic chemicals.
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Did You Know that Obesity Can Damage Your Liver?

As the obesity epidemic continues to grow, we are seeing serious complications, including non-alcohol fatty liver disease (NAFLD), in many obese people, including very young children. In some cases, the damage to the liver leads to irreversible scarring requiring transplantation. If diagnosed and treated early, these complications can be prevented.
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Dry Drowning & Secondary Drowning: Should You Be Terrified?

A highly publicized death of a child due to a rare form of drowning, terrified parents needlessly. Here's what you need to know about secondary and dry drowning.
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Yes, Your Teen Needs Vaccines, Too

Unity Consortium's survey found that almost all parents of teens know it's important to address health topics like drugs, STDs, and sleep, but less than 80% say getting vaccinated is important.
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What Everyone Should Know About the Infant Microbiome

Most parents (and even some doctors) are unaware of the critical role of the infant microbiome as a foundation for good health throughout a child’s life.
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Why Unstructured Play is So Important for Kids

Brain development has been shown to benefit from free play, where children use their creativity and own ideas to come up with a desired game or type of play.

Dementia in Children: Symptoms You Need to Be Aware Of

Dementia rarely occurs in children. But when it does, it is usually due to genetic disorders, injuries, certain illnesses, and toxins. Common symptoms are memory loss, problems with language, loss of intellectual skills, and personality changes.
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Flint’s Water Crisis and Its Fight for the American Dream

When Flint, Michigan switched its water supply to the filthy Flint River to save money, pediatrician Mona Hanna-Attisha documented the lead poisoning that resulted in and fought for change.
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No Child Should Ever Die from Elective Dental Anesthesia

6-year-old Caleb Sears died while under general anesthesia for a dental procedure. His oral surgeon was both operator and anesthesia monitor, a practice many believe increases the risk of dental anesthesia. A California bill, known as Caleb's law aims to decrease that risk.

6 Easy Ways Parents Can Make Doctor’s Visits Fun

Although a doctor's visit may seem like a punishment to them, your reassurance and enthusiasm can help set the tone for a good experience - even if your child ends up getting a shot!
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New Hope for Children with Inoperable Liver Cancer

TACE can be a safe and effective method for managing tumor growth and potentially keeping children alive long enough for a more definitive cure.