Children’s Health Articles

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What You Can Do to Prevent Asthma in Children
April 2019

Genetics and family history play a large role in asthma in children. It's the most common chronic condition in children, affecting an estimated 6.1 million kids…

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Back-to-School Safety Tips
November 2018

Whether children walk, ride a bicycle or take the bus to school, it is important that they take proper safety precautions. Here are some tips…

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What Parents Need to Know About Kids and Sunscreen
October 2018

Even a few serious sunburns can increase your child’s chances of getting skin cancer, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. To…

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It’s Time for Back-to-School Eye Exams
October 2018

Start early to make sure your child has healthy eyes for a lifetime, advises the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC…

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Protect Your Kids Traveling to and From School
August 2018

It’s that time of year again! Time to kick off another school year —and time to remind your kids how to get to and from…

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Get Kids Packing! (Lunches, That Is)
August 2018

Teaching kids how to pack their own lunches can be a fun back-to- school activity. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has some…

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