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    Deciding When to See a Doctor

    Knowing when to see a doctor is an important decision. While there are no set rules, some general guidelines can… or legs Rash along with a fever (100.4 C or higher) A new or changing mole or other skin change that concerns you Things to…

  • Little girl smiling as doctor examines her ear

    Hearing Evaluation in Children

    Hearing evaluations are key in early diagnosis and intervention of childhood hearing loss. Early intervention will provide you with more… muffle the noise if you’re going to be around loud noises, whether you’re around loud equipment or even at a concert. Turn down your television…

  • young girl sleeping on cozy bed with white blanket

    Enuresis (Bedwetting)

    Enuresis is the medical name for bedwetting… Almost all kids who wet the bed stop eventually. Some even stop without treatment. Questions to ask your doctor Should I be concerned about my child’s bedwetting? Why do they do it? What can I do to help…

  • Little girl crying over a bowl

    Managing and Preventing Temper Tantrums

    Managing and preventing temper tantrums is something every parent experiences. Plan ahead to avoid tantrums with simple tips… at fault, apologize to your child to avoid a tantrum or reduce the intensity. Your child's general health: If you are concerned about your child's tantrums, have…

  • side-by-side diagrams of a healthy heart and one with heart failure

    Heart Failure

    Heart failure means your heart isn’t pumping blood as well as it should. It can be caused by different heart… kidney function. How often you need blood tests depends on the type and strength of medicine you’re taking. If you have concerns about the medicine or…

  • Eating disorders in teens or young adults can cause serious health problems that can become life-threatening if untreated.

    For Parents: Eating Disorders in Teens

    An eating disorder is a focus on food and bodyweight that causes a person to go to extremes when eating… An eating disorder is a focus on food and bodyweight that causes a person to go to extremes when it comes to eating. Three…

  • Group of three angry or upset children

    Anger Management Issues in Children

    Moments of anger in children are normal. But as parents, it’s important to teach your child how to deal with… Being a child can be hard. Situations and emotions can be confusing. Children can be affected by situations differently than adults. Moments of anger, or…

  • Mother with her premature baby

    Premature Birth

    Preterm is defined as babies born alive before the completion of 37 weeks of pregnancy… Every woman dreams of an ideal pregnancy — a 40-week time where everything goes as planned. But 1 out of every 10 infants in the United States is born prematurely…

  • Sexual Dysfunction in Men and Women

    Learn about the symptoms, causes and treatment of sexual dysfunction disorders… What is sexual dysfunction in men and women? When you have problems with sex, doctors call it “sexual dysfunction.” It happens in both men and women. Sexual problems become more common in men…

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    What do I need in my first aid kit?

    A well-prepared first aid kit is an important tool in treating minor injuries that commonly occur at home and when… First aid is important for a number of situations that don’t require a trip to the hospital or emergency room. These situations include minor…

  • A female neurologist shows a male patient with multiple sclerosis symptoms something on a synthetic brain.

    Multiple Sclerosis

    Multiple sclerosis is a disease that affects the central nervous system. There is no cure, but there are medicines that… What is multiple sclerosis? Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a rare autoimmune disease that affects the central nervous system (CNS). Normally, antibodies produced by the…

  • Senior man with lower back pain

    Chronic Pain Medicines

    Chronic pain can last from 3 months to many years. Medicines to treat it include pain relievers, antidepressants, and… Chronic pain is a type of pain that continues over time. It can last anywhere from 3 months or more to several years. Chronic pain may…

  • Epilepsy

    Epilepsy is a disorder of the brain that causes seizures… What is epilepsy? Epilepsy is a disorder of the brain. People who have epilepsy have electrical activity in the brain that is not normal, causing seizures. There are different types of seizures. In some cases,…

  • Doctor collecting blood from newborn child in hospital for screening tests

    Newborn Screening Tests

    Newborn screenings are important to find and treat certain health issues that aren’t always visible at birth… Having a baby can be an exciting time. It also can be hectic and overwhelming. In particular, there is a lot going on in the first hours and…

  • A pregnant woman holds her belly during a contraction while sitting in a car

    Preterm Labor and Birth

    Preterm labor and birth occurs before 37 weeks of pregnancy and can lead to problems for the baby… Every patient who is pregnant longs for a dream pregnancy—a 40-week, worry-free time where everything goes as planned. But some women have complications. One common complication…

  • Toddler refusing to eat his vegetables

    When Your Toddler Doesn't Want to Eat

    Get creative and clever to help your toddler eat healthy… When it comes to eating habits, toddlers can be hard to predict. Some days they may not eat much. Other days it may seem they’re eating all day long. They may want one food…

  • Your body continues to change in the second trimester of pregnancy. As your baby continues to grow, so does your belly.

    Changes in Your Body During Pregnancy: Second Trimester

    Your body continues to change in the second trimester of pregnancy. As your baby continues to grow, so does your… A woman’s body continues to change in the second trimester of her pregnancy. The second trimester is often defined as weeks 13 through 26…

  • Baby in car seat

    Choosing Safe Baby Gear

    Having a baby means you’ll need a lot of baby gear. First, do your research to ensure everything you buy… Keeping your baby safe once you bring him or her home from the hospital is your top priority. Selecting the safest baby gear products is…

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