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  1. Teen Minds: What Are They Thinking?

    By Neil Osterweil If men are from Mars and women are from Venus, then teenagers must be from a galaxy far, far, away indeed. At least it can seem that way when parents and adolescents try to communicate with one another. Sometimes, in the heat of an argument or even a casual how-was-your-day convers

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  2. One Town Gets Children to Live a Healthy Lifestyle

    By Sari Harrar Want your kids to eat healthy, exercise, and enjoy it? Here's how parents in Somerville, MA, turned the kid-obesity epidemic around. Five-year-old Ben Tull pulled a big, ripe apple out of his Bob the Builder backpack one afternoon three years ago — and launched a health revolution at

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  3. Swallowing Gum

    Q: My 7-year-old son likes to swallow his bubblegum. I’ve heard that it will stay in his stomach forever. True? A: This old wives’ tale is very popular on the playground, but it’s definitely FALSE. "It is true that most of the components of bubblegum are not found in nature," says Robynne Chutkan, M

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  4. Your Baby’s Umbilical Cord

    Consider the poignant story of your baby’s umbilical cord. For nine months it faithfully served as your baby’s lifeline. It provided him with oxygen, with nutrients, with life itself.

  5. U.S. Children's Medical Needs, by the Numbers

    Racing champ Jeff Gordon's focus on children's health comes at a crucial time. The number of U.S. children with chronic health conditions has risen dramatically in the past four decades, according to a study published last June in The  Journal of the American Medical Association. Some of the study's

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  6. Is Your Baby on Track?

    There's more to tracking your baby's development than logging height and weight. There are a number of other childhood milestones to keep watch for. Pediatrician Michelle Bailey, MD, medical director of Duke Health Center at Southpoint, says you can look for signs of emerging motor and language skil

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  7. Child Vaccines: Some Parents Ill at Ease

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes probably wasn't thinking about child vaccines or parental rights when he said "the right to swing my fist ends where the other man's nose begins." But the intersection of private rights and the public good addressed by Holmes is a subject much on the minds

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  8. Parents’ Potluck: Tips on Raising Healthy Kids

    Wondering how you can wean your kid off sugar? Or how to get through a family trip without caving in to the shrill backseat demands for Happy Meals? You’re not alone. To get some answers to these and other questions, we turned to the real experts: parents. We posted on WebMD’s parenting message boar

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  9. Children With Special Dietary Needs

    Many day cares and preschools in the U.S. have prominently posted signs asking parents not to pack food for their kids containing peanuts, because so many children are allergic. It seems like special dietary needs are an ever-growing issue. Food allergies affect as many as 8% of children in the U.S.

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  10. Top Children's Health and Parenting Stories of 2007: Readers' Choice

    Children's cold drugs made the list. So did lead poisoning, smart babies, and brain foods for kids. Here is the full list of the top 10 most viewed children's health and parenting stories on WebMD for 2007. Kids and Crocs Shoes: Trendy or Risky? 10 Rules for Baby-Proofing Your Marriage 10 Ways to Ra

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