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Test-to-Stay Options During the Pandemic
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been making some changes to its school recommendations during the pandemic.
How to Prevent Birth Defects
Each January, the United States observes National Birth Defects Prevention Month.
A New Treatment for Severe Asthma
There's a new treatment for severe asthma.
Sick with the Flu? Here's What to Do Next
In all the chaos surrounding COVID-19, the flu may be easy to forget — until you start feeling sick. Here's what you should do if you get the flu.
RSV Season Is Here
RSV has been circulating since early summer this year, but it's typically a winter virus. Here's what you need to know to protect your children any time of the year.
COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters: What You Need to Know
Have your COVID-19 booster shot yet? Here's what you need to know.
How to Have a Safe and Healthy Winter
Snow, hot cocoa and good cheer come with wintertime, but so does a wide range of potential health and safety issues. It's time to make sure your family knows how to stay safe and healthy this winter.
Baby Vital Sign Monitor Pulled from Market
A company has pulled a product that monitors babies' vital signs from the market after a warning letter from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Safe Toys for the Holidays
On the first day of Christmas, my mommy gave to me … three non-choking-hazard toys, two BPA-free figures and a stuffed animal without removable parts. How safe are the toys under your tree this year?
Back-to-School Eye Health
Parents are always on the lookout for their children's health, from diet and exercise to vaccines and fevers. But sometimes, it's easy to forget the health concerns that are right in front of your eyes.