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Do expectant mothers need folic acid?

Expectant mothers need folic acid, a type of B vitamin, that contributes to the development of a healthy fetus. The vitamin can help prevent birth defects that affect the formation of the brain and spinal cord.

Gluten free foods

9 ways to support a child with celiac disease

Shayna Coburn, PhD, shares nine ways parents can help children with celiac disease adopt a gluten-free lifestyle and thrive.

Girl thinking she's fat

Addressing body image concerns in teens

The media’s push towards a specific “ideal image” can become a dangerous and sometimes life-threatening one.

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QUIZ: How much do you know about food allergies?

Food allergies are a growing public health problem and affect up to 8 percent of U.S. children. Take this quiz to learn how to help tamp down your child’s anxieties about food allergies.

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Partnering with school nurses to manage your child’s chronic condition

There are many ways you can partner with your child’s school nurse to ensure that your child is healthy and ready to learn.