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Managing Your Child's Eczema

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Topic(s): Eczema, Skin

Eczema affects 10 to 20 percent of all children and can be caused by environmental triggers, genetics, or allergies. Here are five tips for managing your child’s eczema and minimizing flare-ups.

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Managing Your Child's Acne

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Topic(s): Acne, Skin

If you’re a teenager or adult, you’re probably familiar with the pains of acne. Acne is the most common skin disorder in teenagers, affecting more than 80 percent of American teens between 11 and 30.

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How Much Sleep Does My Child Need?

Monday, May 2, 2016

Unfortunately, sleep is not a peaceful topic for parents at times. There’s no question that we worry when we see our kids having difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep. What makes this even harder for parents is that children’s sleep patterns change as they age from infancy through adolescence.

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