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  • Vaping and E-Cigarettes

    E-cigarettes are electronic nicotine delivery systems. These copycat cigarettes are popular with teens. Called vaping, an e-smoker doesn't inhale burning tobacco, but there are other potentially dangerous substances in these unregulated products.

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  • Get the Dish on Growth Plates

    Growth plates are found on the long bones of children and teens. This is where tissue is growing near the end of the bone. Test your knowledge of growth plates.

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  • How to Make the Move from Crib to Bed

    Sooner or later your child will simply be too big for his or her crib. Most children will move to a bed by age 2.

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  • Watch that Backpack Load

    When your children act as if they are carrying the weight of the world on their shoulders, maybe you should check their backpacks. Overloaded packs can put stress on muscles and soft tissues.

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  • 5 Home Safety Threats You Might Overlook

    You're a careful parent who steers children away from things that could harm them. So, for safety's sake, look through your home often. Keep an eye out for not-so-obvious hazards, like window blinds and household chemicals.

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    Answer this one: Which part of the body is affected the most by Reye syndrome? Learn about Reye syndrome by taking this quiz.

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      Lyme disease is an illness spread by the bite of an infected tick. A bull's-eye rash is a typical symptom that identifies this illness, which untreated can affect many parts of the body. This video explains how the illness develops and what you can do to protect yourself against tick bites.

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