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Back-to-school health tips

Follow these back-to-school health tips to help prepare for a successful new school year.

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Back-to-school vaccines: what parents need to know

As kids begin and return to school, here’s a guide to keep their vaccine record up-to-date.

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Getting the best care for your child

Pediatric surgeon Kurt Newman gives advice on getting the best care for your child.

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Is a tattoo parlor safer than the mall for ear piercing?

Dr. Yasmine Kirkorian answers a reader’s question about whether ear piercing is safer at a tattoo parlor or a mall kiosk.

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Helping your child prepare for the transition to college

Here are four things to keep in mind as you spend the next few months helping your child prepare for the transition to college.