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When to take your child to the emergency department

Here’s the difference between a medical emergency and medical urgency and advice on when to go to the emergency department.

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A guide to safe versus unsafe gifts for kids

And, as the holiday shopping season gets underway, parents should take steps to find safe and fun gifts for their kids.

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Creating a family travel first aid kit

Wherever you go and however you travel, it’s important to bring a first aid kit with you in case of emergencies. Here are some suggestions for what to pack in your family’s travel first aid kit.

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Is my child too sick for school?

It’s often hard to draw a line on when to send your kid to school and when to keep them home if they aren’t feeling well.

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Can a gluten-free/casein-free diet improve autism symptoms?

A look at the pros and cons of the most popular dietary program pursued by parents for their autistic children: the gluten-free/casein-free diet.