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The Current CDC Vaccine Schedule for Children

One important way to keep kids healthy is to follow the current CDC vaccine schedule for kids. Here's the Centers for Disease Control's 2020 guidelines.

5 Things to Know About the Neurology/Neurosurgery Epilepsy Program at Children’s Hospital of Michigan

Learn why it's essential to choose a medical team experienced in advanced diagnostic and treatment options.
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New CEO Readies Children’s Hospital of Michigan to Be The Best in Children’s Care

We sat down with the new CEO of Children's Hospital of Michigan to learn a bit about her and what she's planning for the future of children's health care in Michigan.
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CDC Reminds Parents to Get Their Kids Vaccinated Before School Starts

August is National Immunization Month. In honor of the occasion, the CDC explains why it's important to get kids caught up on their shots this year.
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Different Kinds of Bug Bites in Michigan Parents Should Know About

If you spot a potential insect nibble on your child's skin, here are a few different kinds of bug bites in Michigan to keep on your radar.
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Are You Teaching Your Kids to Wipe Their Butts Properly?

It's a given for grown-ups but new turf for little ones. So how do you teach kids to wipe their butts properly? A metro Detroit pediatrician has the scoop.
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How to Avoid Tick Bites and Keep Your Kids Safe

A local pediatrician explains how to avoid tick bites, what to do if your family gets bitten and how to recognize the diseases that they carry.
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Best Children’s Hospitals in Michigan

U.S. News & World Report have released its rankings of the best children's hospitals and three Michigan pediatric hospitals have made the cut.

Fireworks Safety for Kids

Bottle rockets, sparklers and more: Here are some fireworks safety tips for using customer-grade fireworks this Fourth of July and all summer long.

The Importance of Well Visits With Your Child’s Doctor

The Chief of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at Children's Hospital of Michigan weighs in on why well visits are essential to your child's health — even in the midst of a pandemic.
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How to Teach Kids About Cleanliness

Teaching kids about cleanliness goes beyond proper hand washing techniques. Here are some tips to help your kids become masters of clean.
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What is Hell’s Itch and How You Can Treat It?

'Hell's itch' happens exactly two days after a sunburn. Find out more about it here.