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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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Why Parents Need to Ask About the Meningitis B Vaccination

Meningitis B can be serious and even fatal. But there is a vaccine to protect against this deadly disease. Learn why you should ask your healthcare provider for it.

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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

Substance Abuse in the Teen Years

Teens are more likely than any other age group to take risks. As parents, the more informed we are about these risks, the better able we will be to address them.

9 Reasons You Have Uneven Breasts

It's very common for a woman to have uneven breasts, also called asymmetrical breasts. Find out what causes these breast asymmetries.

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Tips to Offer Your Teen on Staying Healthy at College

College brings lots of freedom for your teen, but it may also bring stress, lack of sleep and other health hazards. Send you child off to college well-equipped for good health and safety.

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Help Your Teen to Avoid the Freshman 15

Offer your teen these four tips on smart food choices for healthy living in college.

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Sex and Your Teen

Talking to your teenager about sexual issues.

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Uneven Breasts

My 15-year-old daughter has one breast that is larger than the other. She is concerned that they will not even out. What can we do to check into this?

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