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How to Help Your Child’s Mental Health During the Pandemic

Being a parent is difficult on the best of days. However, during a pandemic, it might be one of the most overwhelming jobs you have. Many parents are struggling with figuring out the new territory...

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My Child Has a Big Bruise. Should We See a Doctor?

Most bruises aren’t a big deal. They’re the body’s natural reaction to an impact. Blood cells from deep within the skin collect near the surface, becoming visible as a red, purple, blue, or black...

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Fevers Actually Help Sick Children Get Better

When a child's fever spikes, so does a parent's worrying.

New parents especially become alarmed and tend to panic a bit when their child's forehead feels hot and a quick check of the thermometer...

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Six Ways to Reduce Your Risk of a Stroke

The evening news shares lots of great information about preventing cancer and heart disease.

Yet, the third leading cause of death does not get as much attention - until it strikes and devastates...

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How Clot-Busting Drugs Combat Strokes

Every moment is critical when you’re having a stroke. In fact, the severity of 8 out of 10 strokes can be limited by fast action. If a stroke patient reaches emergency help within 3 hours, a...

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8 Facts About Flu and What To Do If You Get Sick

Influenza (the flu) is an infection of the nose, throat, and lungs caused by influenza viruses.

There are many different influenza viruses that are constantly changing. They cause illness,...

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Post-Stroke Care at Home

Stroke recovery is a lifelong process. Although there’s a persistent myth that all recovery happens within the first few months after a stroke, that doesn’t match the facts. Most stroke patients...

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Mammogram Myths: 5 Common Misunderstandings

Despite decades of public health awareness about the importance of mammograms, many women are still resistant to getting them. Fear and opposition may be due to persistent myths about mammograms.

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What You Need to Know About Sepsis

Sepsis is the leading cause of death following an infection, but with early detection and proper treatment, deadly consequences can be diminished.

The following FAQ is according to the Centers for...

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There is Hope for Those Considering Suicide

Life's challenges are amplified these days. If you watch the news, there are real threats from a virus and lots of concerns about current events.

Sadly, suicide is the 10th leading cause of death...

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Important Items to Take to the Emergency Room

The decisions are quick, peppered with lots of stress and adrenaline.

When someone needs immediate care, it is difficult to think about anything other than getting them to the hospital. At best,...

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5 Ways to Help Those Serving on the Front Lines of Pandemic

They are on the front lines of a war.

Healthcare providers, first responders and essential workers leave their homes each day to serve others impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. They are treating...

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