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Pediatrician Panel: Raising a Healthy Generation

Dec 11, 2014
By: Kids In The House
The cold weather this holiday season often brings with it a rise in sicknesses as well. Join us on December 16th at 1:30pm PST for our live Pediatrician Panel! You can ask our experts your questions. We will be joined by pediatricians Lawrence Ross and Dr. Lisa Stern.
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Teaching Kids About Dental Health

Aug 13, 2014
By: Kids in the House
Many parent struggle to brush their children’s teeth, as children will often fight the process or are less than willing to cooperate. Parents often need to be creative in their approach and technique so kids are more responsive to the dental care process. Teaching kids about dental health can be a...
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Five Things You Need to Know About Lice

Aug 13, 2014
By: Kids in the House
Lice is one of the more common childhood maladies that still persists today. While not particularly dangerous, it is generally considered one of the most undesirable pest infestations and care should be taken to avoid contact whenever possible. This may prove difficult in certain situations and...
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Keeping Summer Safe with LiveHealth

Jun 10, 2014
By: Kids in the House
Summer is upon us, which means so are the inevitable summer injuries. Bug bites, sprained ankles, poison ivy… somehow, kids + sunshine – school = more visits to the doctor. That is, if the doctor happens to be open when these problems occur. And doesn’t it seem like most accidents happen on...
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Growing Calm: A mother reflects on cancer, parenting, and finding peace

Jan 09, 2014
By: Francesca Kaplan Grossman
I am really good at growing things. When I was sixteen, I found a small round marble under my right nipple. When I was twenty-two, I was brave enough to have it removed. When I was twenty-three I found out I had been growing all of this extra inflamed tissue in my stomach, rendering me essentially...
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Begone, Bugs! Five Tips To Prevent Head Lice in Kids

Dec 20, 2013
By: Rachil Chambers
Head lice are small, parasitic insects that feed of a host body. They are typical found on the scalp and near the roots of the hair. Lice are highly contagious and can easily spread from one person to another. Each year, millions of school-aged children are affected by lice. Not only are these...
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My Baby Eats Books: Four Tips on Raising a Reader

Sep 10, 2013
By: Sydney's Book Club
It is amazing how we as parents adapt and grow through parenthood just as much (if not more) as our children do. I have often heard people say “the first child is the practice child”, despite the clear negative connotation, I would have to admit there is some truth in this idiom. I am sure no one...
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The 7 Minute Eternity

Jun 28, 2013
By: Richard Pass, RN
I have thought long and hard about how to best prepare all parents for the unthinkable. That, of course, would be the moment one might have to actually perform CPR or try and remove a life-threatening airway obstruction. Now entering my 14 th year as director of Save A Little Life, inc. I have...
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Toddler Dies After Swallowing Button Battery

Jun 11, 2013
This story just breaks our hearts. Last week, two-year-old Elaina Redding bled to death three weeks after swallowing a button-sized battery. Her parents told CBS they believe she got the battery from a handheld Yahtzee game. Elaina swallowed the battery on May 2 and started clutching her chest,...
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10 Secrets to Better Sleep

May 30, 2013
Do you toss and turn all night long, only to dream of getting a good night's rest? Chronic sleep deprivation, which affects almost two out of every three Americans, may increase your risk of disease and compromise your immune system. Try the following natural remedies to help you rest more like Rip...
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