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Healthy Kidneys for Kids

Read our tips for healthy kidneys for the whole family.

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Tips to Minimize Lead Exposure

The lead scare in Flint, Michigan made a lot of parents concerned about lead poisoning in children

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Eleven Years After an Intestinal Transplant, Nicolas is Still Going Strong

At Mindy's 29-week ultrasound, her obstetrician noticed a problem believed to be easily fixed but turned out to be a life-threatening condition for her son.

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What You Need to Know About Zika Virus and Microcephaly

What parents need to know about Zika virus and microcephaly as temperatures rise in the U.S. 

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A Common Cold or Something Worse?

How to tell the difference between a common cold and whooping cough.

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ECMO Survivors: Samantha's Story

Samantha was born via a C-section 12 days after her original due date. Soon after birth, doctors discovered that she had a diaphragmatic hernia.

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