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When your teen wants to babysit

Dr. Ivor Horn provides advice for parents of teens who want to babysit.

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Cat scratch disease: it’s exactly as the name implies

Cat scratch disease, also known as cat scratch fever, is a bacterial infection that is transferred through the saliva of your cat after it licks or scratches you.

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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.

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How to talk to your teen about smoking

Nicotine can harm the developing adolescent brain, which continues to develop until age 25. This is one of many reasons why you should talk to your child about tobacco and e-cigarette use.

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Can healthy foods really boost your immune system?

While warding off sickness requires a daily commitment to healthy choices beyond just nutrition, eating a well-balanced, colorful diet can also help you avoid common pitfalls.