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Medicine or Malarkey: Is being scared “good” for your health?

Picture this: You’re wandering through the narrow corridors of a rickety old house, listening to…

Does Green Mucus Mean You’re Sick?

You've probably heard the rumor that the color of your mucus can tell you whether…

How to Tell if Your Child Has Pink Eye

Also known as conjunctivitis, pink eye is a common childhood problem, especially in the younger…

5 Creative Ways to Help Kids Enjoy Vegetables

There are many rites of passage in the lives of children. None may be more…

Medicine or Malarkey: 5 Concussion Myths Debunked

As children grow and become more active in sports, one worry may be prevalent in…

How to Identify & Treat Head Lice

It's something every parent dreads-- your child comes home from school with a head full…