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A close-up shot of baby milk formula with a plastic measuring spoon and bottle.

What’s Behind the US Baby Formula Shortage – and How to Make Sure It Doesn’t Happen Again

The shortage will affect some parents more than others. Not surprisingly, the most affected parents are those on the lowest income.

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Eccema y los niños: Qué pueden hacer los padres para mantener saludables a sus hijos

La opinión de un dermatólogo pediátrico sobre cómo se puede ayudar a un niño con dermatitis atópica

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Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet for National Prescription Drug Takeback Day

Saturday, April 30 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day — when you can safely dispose of old or unused medications

Connie Dollard Ingram and her son,

A Thanksgiving Nightmare Ends in Gratitude

I thought my son was fully vaccinated against meningitis. He wasn’t — and you might not be either.

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Eczema and Children: What Parents Can Do to Keep Their Kids Healthy

A pediatric dermatologist weighs in on how you can help a child with atopic dermatitis

Can Melatonin Gummies Solve Family Bedtime Struggles? Experts Advise Caution

Can Melatonin Gummies Solve Family Bedtime Struggles? Experts Advise Caution

Melatonin, a hormone released by the human pineal gland that helps regulate the sleep cycle, is sold as a dietary supplement

Natalie Hayden

It Feels Surreal When Covid Hits — but It’s Very Real

What it was like to have Covid-19 with Crohn’s and three young children

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Questions to Ask Your Child’s Healthcare Provider About Meningitis B

Learn about the risks of meningitis B and steps you can take to protect your children from this infectious disease

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Fast Facts: What Parents Need to Know About Meningitis B

Learn about the different types, who’s at risk and important vaccines for meningitis

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My Daughter Jamie Lost Her Legs and Fingers in a Ferocious Battle Against Meningitis

We were lucky: Far too many teens lose their lives when they contract the disease. The good news? Vaccinations can help protect against meningitis.

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Foods and beverages high in added sugars provide a lot of calories but not a lot of nutrients

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Love Conquers All: My Journey as the Mother of a Transgender Daughter

My daughter came out as transgender at the age of 14. Since then, our entire family transitioned alongside her — and we’re now closer than ever.

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