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Seven things to know and do when your child has a migraine

If your child says their head hurts, don’t dismiss it as a simple headache.

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Q&A: Why does my child need the HPV vaccine?

The HPV vaccine, also known by the brand name Gardasil 9, helps protect against certain types of HPV that can lead to cancer.

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Debunking old wives’ tales: part two

Does the flu shot give you the flu? Can colds cause ear infections? Dr. Ivor Horn gets to the bottom of some common misconceptions in part two of debunking old wives’ tales on colds.

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Debunking old wives’ tales: part one

Children’s National’s pediatrician Lee Beers, MD, gets to the bottom of five common old wives’ tales on colds.

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What is norovirus?

Norovirus is highly contagious and is contracted from an infected person and by touching or eating contaminated food, water or surfaces.