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Lice: Safe & Effective Ways to Treat

By Audrey Morris

At some point in his or her school career, your child will come home with the dreaded "lice exposure" letter. Lice have nothing to do with hygiene or cleanliness-anyone can get them. And, although lice are not dangerous and do not carry disease, they are definitely annoying. They can cause itching and
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Tips for Kids with Lactose Intolerance

By Jill Jackson

Children who have lactose intolerance can experience gas, bloating, diarrhea and even vomiting when they consume milk, or many dairy products that contain lactose, like cheese and ice cream. The symptoms of lactose intolerance are very similar to a milk allergy, but the two disorders are very different.
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Obamacare: How Health Reform Affects Your Kids' Coverage

By JustMommies staff

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) went into effect on October 1, 2013. On March 31, 2014, open enrollment ends and all Americans must be registered with an ACA-compliant health insurance plan (those who truly cannot afford coverage can apply for an exemption; changes to coverage can be made at major life
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How Nature Heals & Benefits Children

By Inhabitots

The great outdoors are dubbed "great" for myriad reasons, including the fact that nature has healing properties which may be especially beneficial for children. One dad made a must-see documentary in an attempt to re-brand nature and make going outside more appealing to kids so they'd prefer it to being
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Autoimmune Disease and Fertility

By Gary Rothbard

The majority of women with autoimmune disorders are able to conceive and progress through pregnancy with little problem, producing healthy babies with few if any apparent complications. Still, there is little question that autoimmune diseases likely impact fertility and contribute to infertility issues,
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Abnormal Menstrual Bleeding

By JustMommies staff

When it comes to menstrual cycles, every woman is different. What may be normal for one woman is abnormal for another. Menstrual cycles on average, a woman’s cycle occurs every 30 days. This does not mean if your cycle occurs earlier or later that it is abnormal, and the same is true for your actual
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Heavy Period: How to Make Your Period Lighter

By JustMommies staff

When it comes to going with nature’s flow, maybe you’re among the women who would rather not deal with heavy menstruation. Instead of just wishing your period could be lighter, there may be something you can do about it. Before taking any steps to lighten your period, visit your doctor to ensure
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11 Reasons for a Late Period

By JustMommies staff

You were expecting your monthly visitor, your Aunt Flo, your little friend, or whatever you like to call her, but she hasn’t arrived. Besides the obvious reason for a late period, what could be causing your period to be late? There are plenty of reasons why your period might be delayed that do not
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Got Controversy? Milk in Headline News

By Inhabitots

Once the unassuming "healthy" beverage of our youth, milk now regularly makes headline news for one shocking reason or another. Most recently, we reported on the disturbing news that the International Dairy Foods Association is lobbying to get aspartame added to milk. Read more about this ludicrous idea
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When Your Child Is on the Spectrum: Dealing with an Autism Disorder

By JustMommies staff

If your child has an autism disorder, you’ve probably been riding an emotional roller coaster. It’s no easy task to know how to respond to the unusual outbursts, lack of speech, or other unpredictable behaviors that can be typical of an autistic child. Autism is more common than you might think.
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