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With the start of school less than a month away, it is time to get your child's vaccinations updated. (Photo: Getty Images)

Back-to-School Vaccines

The Must-Have on Your Child’s School List With the start of the school year just around the corner, it is easy to overlook one of the most important things on any back-to-school checklist — making sure your child is vaccinated. Vaccinations protect children from serious diseases,
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Grief for people who have lost a child may intensify over the holidays. (Photo: Thinkstock)

Blue Christmas

Dealing with Grief Over the Holidays Although many songs insist the holiday season is the most wonderful time of the year, it can be the worst for families grieving the loss of a child. “Their grief intensifies because the rest of the world seems to be happy and cheery and
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Not all childhood falls can be prevented, but many can be. (Photo: Thinkstock)

Prevent Childhood Falls

Protect Your Child from Injury Due to Falls Some falls are just part of childhood. Learning to walk and nursing scraped knees are milestones that few kids escape. But more serious tumbles – from beds, stairs, playground equipment and windows – are often the most easily prevented.
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