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Keeping Young Children Safe from Foreign Objects

An adult would never try to see if a grape will fit in her ear. Curious young children, however, think very differently than parents and adults. This curiosity sometimes causes kids to place small "foreign" objects in odd places like the nose, ears or throat....

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How To Prevent & Treat Carsickness in Young Children

Motion sickness is common in both children and adults. The cause of motion sickness deals with the brain's ability to interpret messages based on what it senses....

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The Self-Esteem Shield

Parents are powerful influences in helping their children develop self-esteem as they grow. Research shows that adolescents who grow up with high self-esteem are less likely to abuse drugs or drink compared to kids who grow up without a sense of self-worth....

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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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Any suggestions to help extreme diaper rash?

Dr. Rosann Nichols MD, Pediatrician at Methodist Physicians Clinic HealthWest answers this question.

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