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Q: How do I get my child to sleep in his own room?

My seven-year-old son does not want to sleep in his bed alone. When he is at his mother's house, she lets him sleep with her. When he is at my house, I want him to sleep in his own room. Do you have any advice?...

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Keeping Your Child Safe From Mumps

Mumps was once a common illness. Prior to 1957, most adults contracted the illness. In 1964 there were 186,000 cases reported in the United States. However, by 2012 the number of reported cases of mumps had been reduced to just 229....

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Q: Sugar and Toddlers?

How does sugar affect a toddler’s behavior?...

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8 Firework Safety Tips

If not handled properly, fireworks can cause burns and eye injuries in kids and adults. The best way to protect your family is not to use any fireworks at home — period. Attend public fireworks displays, and leave the lighting to the professionals....

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How to handle masturbation in a pre-schooler?

Dr. Elizabeth Walenz MD, Pediatrician at Methodist Physicians Clinic Regency answers this question.

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