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Hand washing: A simple way to prevent infection

What was the one thing that you hated doing most when you were little? Perhaps you hated eating your vegetables, or maybe you despised brushing your teeth? Was cleaning your room on your “No Fun” List, or how about washing your hands? Washing your hands may seem trivial, but it’s incredibly important to maintain good [...]

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Fall Activities for the Family

Autumn flies by in a flash, especially with all of the great holidays coming up. It’s important to take advantage of the crisp weather and beautiful foliage with this list of fun activities to do in this fall. Take an autumn nature walk Heading out into nature is a great way to soak up this [...]

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What You Need to Know About Enterovirus or EV-D68

You may be aware that an increasing number of children in several U.S. states have been diagnosed with Enterovirus D68.  Following are some facts and information that can help you to understand why this virus is gaining national attention and how to reduce your child’s risk of contracting it. Enteroviruses are quite common, as there [...]

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You may be aware that an increasing number of children in several U.S. states have been diagnosed with Enterovirus D68.  Following are some facts and information that can help you to understand why this virus is gaining national attention and how to reduce your child’s risk of contracting it. Enteroviruses are quite common, as there [...]

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3 Myths about Enterovirus 68

It may be cliche, but information really is power, especially during an outbreak that preys on children. Enterovirus D68 is the hot topic in medical news, because it’s put children across the midwest in the hospital—sometimes in the intensive care unit with severe respiratory symptoms. Being properly informed is step one toward making sure the [...]

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