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  • Keep Kids Safe During Yard Work

    Power tools make yard work easier, from mowing the lawn to trimming the bushes. But these tools also pose a threat to children. Take these precautions to keep your child safe.

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  • Your Child's Separation Anxiety

    If your child has anxiety about leaving you for school, or for a friend's sleepover, it's probably a normal part of development. Complaining of an upset stomach, headache, or something else is often how a child shows his or her anxiety. Here's help to handle it.

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  • Asthma Quick-Relief Medicine Quiz

    Quick-relief asthma medicine helps your child during an asthma attack. Find out more about this important part of your child's asthma treatment by taking this quiz.

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    Meningitis is an infection of the membranes that surround the brain and spinal cord. Both viruses and bacteria cause meningitis. Bacterial meningitis can be life-threatening; viral meningitis seldom is. Learn more about bacterial meningitis through this quiz.

    BMI, or body mass index, uses weight and height to calculate weight status for adults. BMI for children and teens also takes into account gender and age because healthy body fatness differs between boys and girls and changes as they grow. This BMI calculator will help you determine if your child is at a healthy weight.

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      Your wrist is a complex joint made up of many bones, allowing you to move your hand up and down, and side to side, as well as to rotate. A fracture can occur in any of these bones when enough force is applied—when you fall on an outstretched hand, for example. In this video, you'll find out other causes, as well as how a wrist fracture is treated.

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