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  • Stuttering

    Stuttering is a problem commonly associated with childhood, but, for some people, it can last a lifetime.

  • Lactose Intolerance

    Lactose intolerance means your body cannot tolerate the sugar in milk and other dairy products.

  • Alopecia Areata (AA)

    Alopecia areata is an autoimmune disease that causes you to lose small, round patches of hair on your head.

  • Ending a Pregnancy

    Abortion means ending a pregnancy early. When a woman chooses to end her pregnancy, it is called induced abortion.

  • Understanding Your Medical Bills

    You need to be able to read and understand medical bills to know what your insurance company is paying for,…

  • Why Should I Breastfeed?

    Deciding whether or not to breastfeed is a very personal decision. Learn about the advantages and challenges of breastfeeding.

  • Health Insurance: Understanding What It Covers

    Your insurance policy lists a package of medical benefits such as tests, drugs, and treatment services. These are called “covered…

  • Common Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)

    STIs are infections spread by sexual contact. They are very common, and many can be cured. The best way to…

  • Your Baby's Development: The First Trimester

    Learn all about your baby's development during the first trimester of pregnancy.

  • Newborn Reflexes and Behavior

    Newborn babies are born with a set of skills to help them survive and thrive. Know your baby’s behaviors so…

  • Ear Health and Care

    Proper ear care promotes good ear health, prevents ear infections, and even helps prevent hearing loss.

  • Common School-Age Illnesses/Infections

    All kids get sick from time to time. Learn the symptoms, causes, and treatment for common illnesses experienced by school-age…

  • Therapy and Counseling

    Therapy and counseling is used to treat mental and emotional wellness. It can be useful for individuals, couples, and…

  • Pets and Parasites

    Household pets can carry parasites (living organisms) that can make pets and people sick. Certain precautions can reduce the risk…

  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome

    Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome is a rare heart condition that can cause fast heartbeat. Learn about the symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment…

  • Pressure Sores

    Pressure sores occur on your skin and are caused by staying in one position for too long.

  • Medical Issues When you Adopt

    When adopting a child, there are dozens of things to think about. Here are some of the most important medical…

  • Signs of Childhood Sexual Abuse

    Childhood sexual abuse can affect a child physically and emotionally for many years. Recognize the warning signs of sexual…

  • Dealing with Divorce

    Divorce is hard. It’s even harder for you if you have kids. Here’s how to make it a little bit…

  • Asthma in Kids

    Living with asthma as a child can be difficult. Asthma attacks interfere with a child’s physical activity, sleep, and can…