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October 11, 2019

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…

September 24, 2019

Does Green Mucus Mean You’re Sick?

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

September 24, 2019

How to Tell if Your Child Has Pink Eye

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

September 24, 2019

5 Creative Ways to Help Kids Enjoy Vegetables

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

August 19, 2019

Medicine or Malarkey: 5 Concussion Myths Debunked

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

August 19, 2019

How to Identify & Treat Head Lice

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

July 18, 2019

What’s Segmented Sleep, and Can It Help You?

Getting a good night’s sleep has long been considered a matter of logging in at least 7…