Choosing A Sport

If your child has decided that he wants to become involved in a sports activity, he will have to decide which one to select. Of course, he should choose one that he will enjoy; even though your first love may

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Sports: Knee Problems

Knee problems commonly occur in young people and adults. This article contains general information about several knee problems. It includes descriptions and a diagram of the different parts of the knee. Individual sections of the article describe the symptoms, diagnosis

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Nutrition In School-Aged Children

Is your child eating a healthy diet? Proper nutrition is one of the most important influences on your youngster’s well-being. A varied, balanced diet-containing vitamins, minerals, protein, carbohydrates, and even some fat-promotes growth, energy and overall health. Food preferences are

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Safety Around Pets

Although most animals are friendly, some can be dangerous. More than any other age group, children between the ages of 5 and 9 are the victims of animal bites; about 5 percent of youngsters of this age are bitten each

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You And Your Pediatrician

Child Health Experts Children have different health care needs than adults – both medical and emotional. In choosing a pediatrician, you can know that your child is being treated by an expert in children’s health. Pediatricians  are trained to prevent and

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