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10 Things You Need to Know about the Swine Flu Virus

By Justmommies

The Associated Press has released ten important points and information everyone should about the swine flu, which has already infected over one million Americans. 1. Do not panic. For most people, the swine flu is similar to a regular flu.
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Report: Swine Flu Hitting Children Hardest

By JustMommies

Several reports today are revealing that the swine flu virus is infecting children the most -- in Chicago among other places.
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Toys R Us' Big Trade In

By JustMommies

It's not cash for clunkers, but it's kind of close! From August 28 through September 20, both Toys R Us and Babies R Us all over the United States will be accepting trade-ins on any potentially unsafe baby items -- including cribs, high chairs, car seats, strollers, play yards and bassinets.
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Back to School? Get These Shoes!

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HealthDay released some important tips for parents purchasing their children new shoes for the upcoming school year! According to the American Podiatric Medical Association, it is important to ...
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What's the Best Painkiller for Kids with Broken Arms?

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Your son breaks his arm and is in pain...should you give him codeine-laced acetaminophen or ibuprofen? According to a team of researchers led by Dr. Amy Drendel (of the Medical College of Wisconsin), ibuprofen is the way to go.
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Stressed? Try a Cup of Tea

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A spot of tea really does take the anxiety away! A new report out of Britain proves that the soothing drink does help calm those nerves during stressful times.
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Parenting Habits: Like Mother, Like Daughter?

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When it comes to parenting behaviors, daughters are likely to follow in their mother's footsteps in the areas of discipline, affection and praising their children, according to HealthDay.
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Weight Gain After Depo Shot May not Come Off

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According to a report found on Reuters, women who gain weight quickly after taking the Depo Provera shot may be stuck with that weight gain long term. Researchers found that women who gained weight quickly and during the first six months after taking the Depo Provera shot were likely to keep gaining weight.
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Pregnant Women, Infants Should be First to get Swine Flu Vaccine

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In a press conference Wednesday, members from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices panel revealed that pregnant women, children six months and older and health care workers should be first on the priority list of swine flu vaccinations this fall.
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Probiotics: Cold Buster for Kids?

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Probiotics continue to get positive props -- this time in relation to being a cold buster for children. Reuters reported on the new study done in China, which involved 326 children, some of which were given probiotics in the forms of Lactobacillus acidophilus and Bifidobacterium animalis with their milk.
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