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Do humidifiers really help with colds?

Do humidifiers really help with colds? In most cases, they probably don’t. But don’t worry — your nose is already the perfect humidifier!

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How often do kids need to shower?

Dermatologist Anna Kirkorian, MD, answers some frequently asked questions about how often kids need to shower and whether or not soap and shampoo are necessary.

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How to read research like a psychologist: Noticing red flags in articles

The goal of this article is to help you break down the best ways to find research, read and evaluate it and extract relevant information.

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Getting your teen ready to drive

Here are a few ways to provide teens and preteens with the tools they need to make responsible choices before they are ready to drive.

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Everything you need to know about donating blood

A standard blood donation provides one pint of blood. This one pint of blood can be used for four to five children.