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Frostbite and frostnip

While anyone can get frostbite or frostnip, children are at a greater risk than adults because they lose heat from their skin faster.

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Dressing for colder weather

Dr. Yael Smiley answers common questions for parents with young children about dressing for colder weather.

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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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What you need to know about recent findings of lead in applesauce

Recent investigations have revealed trace amounts of lead in certain apple puree and applesauce products.

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How to tackle summer football workouts without heat illness

Heat illness happens when the body’s core temperature rises faster than the body can cool itself down and presents in a spectrum of disease and symptoms.