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  • 'Choose My Plate' Quiz
    How many cups of vegetables should you eat each day? How about milk? Meat? The My Plate eating plan can help you find out.
  • Helicobacter Pylori in Children
    Detailed information on H. pylori, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment
  • 10 Good Reasons to Try Yoga
    Regardless of which type you choose, yoga is an excellent way to stretch and strengthen your body, focus your mind and relax your spirit.
  • 10 Reasons to Keep Fit as You Age
    "Physical activity has been engineered out of our daily lives," laments an expert on preventing disease. "We used to rake leaves by hand and walk to the market. Now we have leaf blowers and take the car everywhere." So here is a list of 10 reasons why you should make physical activity a part of your everyday life.
  • 10 Ways to Keep Your Family Safe
  • 11 Ways to Raise a Healthy Child
    Now that you’ve brought your baby safely into the world, there are some important things you should know to help you keep your little one healthy, safe, and happy throughout the formative years.
  • 2-Year-Olds: Terrible or Terrific?
    Remember that "terrible twos" phase of a child's life also can be the "terrific twos." Watching your children grow and learn is an enriching experience.
  • 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome
    22q11.2 deletion syndrome is a genetic disorder marked by hypoparathyroidism, certain heart defects, and a cleft lip or palate.
  • 24-Hour Urine Collection
    Twenty-four hour urine collection is performed by collecting a person's urine in a special container over a 24-hour period. The results of a 24- hour urine collection may provide information to help your physician make or confirm a diagnosis.
  • 24-Hour Urine Collection Podcast
    Detailed information on 24 hour urine collection, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, and anatomical illustrations of the kidney and urinary system.
  • 5 Exercises to Prevent an Aching Neck
    Although neck pain can be the result of stress, age or injury, it is most often associated with poor posture.
  • 5 Food Fallacies
    Should you skip breakfast if you want to lose weight? Is all fat bad for you? Find out the answers to these and other questions about food.
  • 5 Home Safety Threats You Might Overlook
    For safety's sake, look through your home often. Keep an eye out for not-so-obvious hazards.
  • 5 Key Mistakes Parents Make With Car Seats
    Safe Kids Worldwide estimates that three out of four children too small for seatbelts are incorrectly restrained in car seats or booster seats.
  • 5 Tips for Controlling Your Child's Asthma
    If you have a child who has asthma, there's a lot you can do to help keep the asthma under control. Here are five key suggestions to consider.