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  • Asthma in Children Quiz

    Are you a parent of a child with asthma? Take this quiz and stop feeling guilty.

  • Choosing Your Child's Healthcare Provider

    A pediatrician, family practice healthcare provider, physician's assistant, family nurse practitioner, or pediatric nurse practitioner can be your baby's primary care provider. The medical specialty dealing with children is called pediatrics.

  • How Your Heart Works - Animation

    Your heart is a pump that is responsible for delivering blood to all parts of your body. Arteries carry oxygen-rich blood from the lungs to nourish the cells, and veins transport oxygen-poor blood on its way back to the heart and lungs. This animation shows how the heart and circulatory system work.

  • Skin/Nails and Chemotherapy

    Chemotherapy can affect both the skin and nails. It may cause an increased sensitivity to the sun as well as redness, rashes, itching, peeling, dryness, or acne. Nails may become darkened, yellow, brittle, or cracked, and may also develop vertical lines or ridges.

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  • When to Call Your Child's Healthcare Provider

    For parents of a newborn, first-time parents, or any anxious mom or dad, it may be hard to tell a true health threat that needs a healthcare provider's attention from a frightening, yet simple, illness that doesn't need medical treatment. Most sniffles, sneezes, and stomachaches don't need medical attention. But how do you know when it's time to call the healthcare provider?

  • Yeast Infection

    Yeast is a fungus normally found inside your body and on your skin. When too much yeast grows, it can cause infection. Antifungal creams or medicines taken by mouth are used to treat it.