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Avoiding Respiratory Illnesses in Children

Avoiding Respiratory Illnesses in Children

With respiratory viruses such as enterovirus D68 spreading, it's important to take steps to keep kids healthy. Dr. Earlexia M. Norwood from Henry Ford Health System gives tips to avoid getting sick.

October 2014
Repairing Cleft Palates in Kids

Repairing Cleft Palates in Kids

Since John Paul Orlosky was diagnosed with cleft palate, he's had surgeries and setbacks but now can speak clearly – an outcome that's more common in the many kids who have this condition.

October 2014
Women Care for Aging Parents More than Male Siblings

Women Care for Aging Parents More than Male Siblings

A new study by Princeton University has found some gender stereotypes hold true: daughters are more likely than sons to pitch in and care for their elderly parents.

October 2014
What to Eat and What to Avoid During Pregnancy

What to Eat and What to Avoid During Pregnancy

Cravings or not, there are some things you just can't indulge in when you're a mom-to-be. Dr. Samuel Bauer of Beaumont Health Systems provides insight and information.

September 2014
Tips and Advice for Buying Glasses Online for Kids

Tips and Advice for Buying Glasses Online for Kids

Ever considered purchasing eyeglasses on the Internet for your child? A local optometrist offers insight into the process – and what to be cautious of.

September 2014
Should Schools Screen for Eating Disorders?

Should Schools Screen for Eating Disorders?

About 16 percent of students in grades 9-12 reported engaging in disordered eating behaviors. Could screening help with early detection? A Boston Children's Hospital Study looks at the effectiveness – and cost.

September 2014
Benefits of Breast-feeding for Mom and Baby

Benefits of Breast-feeding for Mom and Baby

An expert weighs in on the advantages of breast-feeding and tips on how to make it work for you – just in time National Breast-feeding Month in August.

August 2014
First Aid Tips for Summertime Injuries

First Aid Tips for Summertime Injuries

From bee stings to burns, there are a number of things that can happen to your child during the summer months. Here, an expert weighs in on how to handles these injuries.

July 2014
Tips to Keep Kids Safe from Dog Bites

Tips to Keep Kids Safe from Dog Bites

Want to keep your child's next canine encounter calm? A southeast Michigan dog trainer weighs in on how to avoid doggy drama and provides five tips for families.

July 2014
Kids & Vitamins: Do Children Need to Take Them?

Kids & Vitamins: Do Children Need to Take Them?

Should you forgo Flintstones or gummies and just rely on good ol' food for your child's nutrition? Maybe, but maybe not.

July 2014
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