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Is Your Tween Faking Sickness?: How to Tell If Your Child is Really Feeling...

Faking Sickness; Kids will do just about anything to get out of going to school or other activities they are not looking forward to,...
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Lifestyle, not genes to blame for ill-health: Feeling ill? Don’t blame your genes, it...

Since the mapping of the human genome, geneticists daily discover new connections between genes and chronic illnesses, and even some acute conditions. But geneticist...
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Infant Ear Infections: Warning Signs that Your Baby is Sick

Mothers learn to tune into their infant’s cries very early on. Many mothers can tell just by listening to their baby cry whether he...
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H1N1 Threat Limits Support for Mothers: Mothers Have Restrictions On Visitors During Labor

H1N1 Pandemic Causes Hospitals to Limit Support People Hospital policies regarding the number of labor support people allowed in the labor room have become more...
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Managing Gestational Diabetes During Pregnancy

Glucose is essential to your health because it is the main source of energy for the cells in your body. Insulin is a hormone...
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Why Physicians Need to Screen for Type 2 Diabetes in Children

There is strong evidence of a link between Type 2 diabetes and childhood obesity. This link, which was previously only seen in adults, is...
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Diabetes & Bladder Infections

Infections in the urinary tract can cause pain and uncomfortable symptoms. Many factors can contribute to the development of a urinary tract infection including...

Carbohydrate Counting and Control of Diabetes

Carbohydrate counting is a way of planning your meals if you are unfortunate enough to be afflicted by diabetes or even if you just...

Book Review: Complete Guide to Diabetes

According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), 25.8 million people in the United States have diabetes. Left untreated, patients can face a variety of...

Is Your Child Newly Diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes?

There is a lot to take in when your child is diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Keep in mind that you aren't expected to...