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Bed-wetting: When Is It a Problem?

Wetting the bed is an embarrassing event for any kid who has graduated out of diapers. It often leads to feelings of shame and can make kids fearful of being social or participating in activities like sleepovers. Both boys and girls can experience bed-wetting issues, and the problem can last for years.
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Get Relief Responsibly When Taking Acetaminophen

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This story is brought to you by TYLENOL® Pain relief may seem like it is within easy reach, but following the proper TYLENOL® dosage guidelines-- for your back pain, a knee injury, or any other reason -- will help ensure that you're easing your aches safely as well. Whether you have frequent back pain
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Johnson & Johnson - Once Upon a Care (Sponsored)

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With the ultimate goal of demonstrating that CARE INSPIRES CARE™, Johnson & Johnson asked grade-school children about the most caring thing they have ever done for someone else. With the help of well-known children's author Patricia Lakin, they then transformed the children's stories into actual children's
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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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