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Boys and Body Image

Boys are surrounded by images of six-pack abs, ripped bodies, and perfect hair styles on stars like Matthew McConaughey or David Beckham. ...We want our sons to be healthy – and happy. And that means feeling good about their bodies.

Chilean Miners and Their Families Need Time to Grieve, Regroup

Miner Franklin Lobo, right, embraces his daughter Carolina after he was rescued on Oct. 13.Credit: Gabriel Ortega/Chilean government/AP ...The whole range of emotions these 33 men and their families have experienced since the mine collapsed can be likened to a "really long holding of the breath," says Susan Stiffelman, ParentDish's AdviceMama.

Pregnant? Get Your Flu Shot!

Don't avoid the needle, moms-to-be. Credit: ZaldyImg, Flickr
If you're expecting, be sure you're first in line to get a flu shot this year. ...
Why should you get it? Last year's H1N1 outbreak brought to light how hard the flu can hit pregnant women, and new research indicates that immunity is passed down to your baby.

Sleep by the Numbers

To sleep, perchance to dream ... Eh, when you're a parent, it's more about just getting some snooze time (and praying that your little one won't ...To sleep, perchance to dream... Eh, when you're a parent, it's more about just getting some snooze time (and praying that your little one won't give you a 5 a.m. wake-up call!)

Vaccination Rates Remain High for Young Children

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The vast majority of young children in the United States continue to receive routine vaccines, a new report says. Immuni...
The vast majority of young children in the United States continue to receive routine vaccines, a new report says.

More Girls Entering Puberty Early, Study Finds

Girls are maturing earlier than ever. Credit: Getty Images Girl, you'll be a woman soon. Sooner than you thought. A new study find...

No Need to Delay Getting Pregnant Soon After Miscarriage, Study Says

Study shows there's no need to wait Credit: Getty Images
Having a miscarriage can be emotionally devastating -- perhaps even more so for women ...

Best Children's Hospitals: Rehab

The Cleveland Clinic offers inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services. Credit: Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital When your ch...Where do you go if your child has an ongoing condition such as traumatic brain injury (TBI) or spinal cord injury? In addition to getting the best treatment immediately, patient care after discharge is a big part of the decision making.

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