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  • Five Breastfeeding Tips from Dr. Greene

    Five Breastfeeding Tips from Dr. Greene

    Breastfeeding is one of the best gifts you can give your baby. Here are five tips for making it as easy as possible:

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  • Tips for Helping Underweight Kids (and Their Parents)

    Tips for Helping Underweight Kids (and Their Parents)

    Parents of kids who really don’t eat enough deserve better help than they often get. Still, most of the time when people say to me that their child is skinny and a very picky eater, the child does not need to eat more. When kids do need to catch up on weight growth, slower is […]

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  • Tips for Managing Asthma, Allergies, and Animal Dander (Pets and Pests)

    Tips for Managing Asthma, Allergies, and Animal Dander (Pets and Pests)

    All warm-blooded animals — including pets and uninvited rodents — produce dander that could trigger asthma in children who have become sensitive to it.

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  • Tips for Managing Asthma, Allergies and House Dust Mites

    Tips for Managing Asthma, Allergies and House Dust Mites

    House dust mites are tiny creatures that live in pillows and mattresses, carpets, and couches – quietly eating dead skin cells and hair. And pooping. They require humidity and food to live. Many children with asthma are allergic to house dust mites and their droppings.

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  • Slips, Trips and Crashes: Handling your Children's Falls

    Slips, Trips and Crashes: Handling your Children’s Falls

    When your little one falls from his bed, crashes his bike or simply runs into the wall during a game of chase, you experience his pain as well as that heart-racing panic feeling that you try to suppress. You rush to pick him up and hold him close as you wait for the first shriek […]

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  • Top Ten Air-Filtering Plants

    Top Ten Air-Filtering Plants

    In an effort to identify plants that can filter air in sealed environments, NASA spent 2 years testing common plants to determine the best natural filters. The following list includes plants that perform the best in removing formaldehyde, benzene and carbon monoxide, three common yet toxic contaminants that we regularly find indoors.

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  • Tips for Taking Care of Yourself When There’s a New Baby in the House

    Tips for Taking Care of Yourself When There’s a New Baby in the House

    New mothers are excited about bringing home their newborn, but most of the time it’s not long until Mom feels the stress of the baby’s constant need. Even little things like taking a shower or running an errand may feel impossible when a baby’s in the mix. Moms need time to themselves away from the […]

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  • Tips for Avoiding Bees and Preventing Bee Stings

    Tips for Avoiding Bees and Preventing Bee Stings

    The best way to avoid bee stings is prevention. Effective prevention means not attracting bees and not frightening them if they are present. Prevention techniques are especially important in the fall, when most stings occur. It takes 2 million visits to flowers to make one pound of honey. In the autumn, as flowers disappear, bees […]

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  • Tips for Treating Teething Pain

    Tips for Treating Teething Pain

    The teeth (or tooth) that causes the most pain varies from child to child. Some babies appear to have no teething pain at all. For others, it is sometimes the first tooth that causes the most discomfort — or those big molars, when they arrive. For many babies, working on several teeth at once is […]

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  • Tips For Cold, Cough, or Flu Prevention

    Tips For Cold, Cough, or Flu Prevention

    Infections can be avoided both by decreasing the exposure to germs and by boosting your child’s immunity. Here are 6 powerful ways to decrease germ exposure:

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