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Sibling Rivalry? How Parents Can Help

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Parents can help improve relationships between squabbling siblings -- by shipping one to Bolivia and the other to outer Mongolia.
Actually, that only seems like a good idea. A highly motivated little brother...
Expert tells parents to help kids develop conflict resolution skills.

Baby Teething: Surefire Soothers

Teething symptoms generally start between 3 and 12 months. Credit: Getty Images Just when new parents start getting the hang of having an infant, baby teething starts, sometimes throwing life with baby into a tailspin. Teething...Just when new parents start getting the hang of having an infant, baby teething starts, sometimes throwing life with baby into a tailspin.

Kids Really Only Need 2 Cups of Milk a Day, Study Says

Kids only need two cups of milk and not a gallon! Credit: Getty Images "Fresh, wholesome milk ... Vitamin D, calcium, essential for good strong bones and healthy teeth. But that's all Greek to you, isn't it, Mr. Gingivitis?" -- Sgt....Researchers strike a balance between getting enough Vitamin D without risking iron deficiency.

How to Prevent and Treat Poison Ivy

There's nothing more irritating than a skin rash to set your summer activities back. Poison Ivy is among the most common skin rashes to get while playing outside during the summer. Watch this video on how to get rid of the plants in your yard and how...There's nothing more irritating than poison ivy to set your summer activities back.

Bassinet vs. Crib: Where to Put the Baby

Over the years, the baby bassinet or cradle has come to be considered less of a nursery necessity. Credit: Getty Images So, you're planning for a new baby. You know you'll need a crib for at least a couple of years, until it's time for...Over the years, the baby bassinet or cradle has come to be considered less of a nursery necessity.

Infants Particularly Vulnerable to the Sun

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Sure, they're having a ball, but did they remember the sunscreen? Credit: Getty Images As summer approaches, remember that infants' skin is particularly vulnerable to skin...
Pediatricians urge special protection for infants' skin.

Summer: Deadliest Season for Teenage Drivers

Seven of the top deadliest days of the years for teenagers fall between Memorial and Labor days. Credit: Getty Images
The folks at AAA are nervous. Summer is here. That means teenagers are out of school and hitting the road.
Angels...
AAA releases grim report on teen driving, urges caution

Diaper Rash: Get the 411 on Preventing and Treating

If you've been through the diaper stage before, you know the saying "as soft as a baby's bottom" doesn't apply when diaper rash is involved. Get the 411 on preventing and treating diaper rash from Thebump.com. ...If you've been through the diaper stage before, you know the saying "as soft as a baby's bottom" doesn't apply when diaper rash is involved.

App for Mobile Phones Helps Diagnose Concussions

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - The next tool in the campaign against concussions might be your smartphone.
A concussion expert at the University of North Carolina teamed with other head-trauma researchers to develop...
If your kid plays a sport, you might want to download this app.

Prescription for Milk Allergies? Baked Goods

Cooked milk, baked into muffins, could wipe out milk allergies in children faster than just avoiding milk products entirely. Credit: Getty Not all cures and remedies taste yucky, kids. For instance, you know what might help you get...Researchers find Muffin Connection that may help kids overcome milk allergies.

Hearing Problems Detected in Kids With a Little Bit of Spit

Hearing problems can now be detected through saliva. Credit: Getty
Spit happens.
Don't knock it. You can learn a lot from a little bit of spit. Doctors may soon use saliva samples to tell if newborn babies have hearing problems. ...
New study could lead to widespread testing of newborns for hearing problems.

How to Put Your Teething Baby to Sleep

Is your teething baby having a hard time sleeping? Sleep-training when teeth start to come in is not an easy task, but it is doable. Follow these simple tips from TheBump.com to make sure your child stays on schedule.
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Sleep-training your teething baby is not an easy task, but it is doable.

No Link Found Between ADHD Drugs and Heart Problems

WebMD reports kids who take drugs for ADHD are not at a greater risk for heart attacks or strokes. Credit: Getty Images If you're bombing with your child with meds to control his hyperactivity and short attention span, you might have...Researchers found no connection between heart attacks, strokes and ADHD medications.

How to Treat Cradle Cap

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Use a toothbrush to scrub cradle cap. Credit: Getty Images Skin cells are constantly being made, and we usually don't notice our old, dry skin cells falling off as the new cells...
Fortunately, this condition does not last longer than the infant's first year.

CT Scans Not Always Best Response to Head Injuries

It might be a good idea to observe children for awhile before getting them a CT scan. Credit: Getty Images
One of the first things you want to do after a child has suffered a head injury is get him a CT scan. Right?
No, actually. ...
Your kid ought to have his head examined? Maybe. Maybe not.

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