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Giving a Voice to the Vulnerable

Nisha and Randy Morris and their daughter Nathasha are a regular California family. Except when Nathasha falls asleep, she stops breathing. Because of a very rare genetic condition, 9-year-old ...
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Kids Need Help to Be Heart Smart

Cholesterol, blood pressure and other heart health issues used to be primarily the concerns of the middle aged. But most American kids need to improve their heart health for the sake of their future. ...
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6 Things You Can Do to Help Prevent Birth Defects

With one in every 33 babies being born with a birth defect each year, it's a heart-rending problem more common than you may think. Many times the cause of birth defects is unknown; sometimes the ...
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Fever Basics, and How to Take Your Child's Temperature

Every parent worries when their child's temperature goes up. A warm forehead raises fears of a potentially serious illness. But it's not necessarily the case. Although it can be scary when ...
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Tea for Two? What You Should Know About Tea and Breastfeeding

Can drinking herbal tea help with breastfeeding? There are probably as many stories about helpful teas as there are herbs on the market. It helps to get the facts. “The answer is yes, certain ...
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How to Treat Colds at Any Age

Make the coughing, sneezing and fever more bearable with remedies geared towards ages 1 to 100. You've tried your best to have your family follow all the cold prevention tips--you've ...
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DIY Baby Food? Baby, It's Easier than You Think

Does the idea of making your own baby food elicit dreams of a healthy, gurgling child devouring organic peaches? Or do you have nightmares of being elbow-deep in sweet potatoes? Making your own baby ...
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Providence St. Joseph Health's Southern California Region Puts a Doctor in More Supermarket Aisles to Help Shoppers Make Better Choices

This month through the end of the year, you could find a doctor in Aisle Four of your favorite supermarket just waiting to help you make healthier choices. That’s because Providence St. Joseph ...
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Use Social Media Like Your Kids Are Watching You ... Because they Already Are!

Here are some tips for parents to model good social media habits. As much as we may not want to admit it, we all have a social media reputation. Some of us are loud, others are more reserved and some ...
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How to Be a Super Parent and Stand Up to Cyber Bullies

Bullies have been around for ages. But with social media, they have a bigger playing field. For today’s children, cyber-bullying is a real threat that can have serious mental and physical health ...
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