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Out-of-town relatives or friends are often asked to babysit over the holidays. Have you adequately prepared them to deal with an emergency? (Photo: Stock)

Christmas Vacation

Is Your Holiday Babysitter Prepared? As parents tackle their holiday lists, one item may be especially important – finding a babysitter. Parents may ask friends or relatives, including those from out-of-town, to watch their young children while they shop, attend holiday functions
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Do Parents Overshare on Social Media? Some of social media’s greatest stars aren’t even old enough to tweet: Pictures of kids playing dress up, having meltdowns and even in the bathtub adorn Facebook walls. Diaper-donning toddlers dancing to the likes of Beyonce and Taylor Swift
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Genome sequencing could reveal rare and preventable diseases. (Photo: University of California San Francisco)

Devil in the Details

Genetic Testing May Help Prevent Diseases Would you want to know if you or your children had risk of hereditary cancer, a genetic risk for cardiovascular disease or carried the gene associated with developing Alzheimer’s disease – even if they were risks that wouldn’t be relevant
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