Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Newborns should sleep alone on their backs with nothing else in their cribs to help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. (Photo: freestocks-photos/Pixabay)Newborns should sleep alone on their backs with nothing else in their cribs to help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. (Photo: freestocks-photos/Pixabay)

Safe Sleep

Unsafe Infant Sleep Practices Persist When the weather is cold and the nights are long, new parents can be tempted to put extra blankets in a crib or bring their infant into bed with them. Both practices can lead to death for children under a year old, who do not have the ability
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The flu season in the DMV can begin as early as October and last though May. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Flu Shots

Flu Season Is Sneaking Up on Us Each year, the flu season is a bit of a guessing game. Scientists must make educated guesses about which strains will be prevalent as they create the annual flu vaccine. Healthcare professionals try to guess when it will hit their communities – and
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