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Is Your Bumper Sticker Putting Your Child in Danger?

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Is that "proud parent" bumper sticker TMI? Revealing a daughter’s name, where she goes to school and that she plays soccer could put personal information in the wrong hands.

The Color of Baby Poop and What It Means (Infographic) HealthHub from Cleveland Clinic

The Color of Baby Poop and What It Means (Infographic)

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What colors and textures you find in your baby’s diaper can reveal more than you might realize about his or her health. Find out the scoop on normal poop – and when to contact your pediatrician promptly.

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How You Can Help a Spouse With Cancer

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You may feel completely unprepared to help your spouse or partner. Know that you are in a position to make an enormous impact on your spouse’s experience of treatment and recovery.

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GERD: Help for Heartburn and Other Woes

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If heartburn persists after meals or as you fall asleep, you may have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Find out how lifestyle, medical and surgical solutions can prevent heartburn and other symptoms.

A parent's guide to fevers (infographic on HealthHub from Cleveland Clinic)

When A Child’s Fever Becomes a Serious Problem (Infographic)

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Even though your child has a temperature, you can keep your cool by knowing exactly when to be concerned and when to get your pediatrician on the line. Our experts give you the lowdown on fever fighting.

Margarine or Butter: The Heart-Healthiest Spreads (Infographic) HealthHub from Cleveland Clinic

Margarine or Butter: The Heart-Healthiest Spreads (Infographic)

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What’s best for your heart: an olive-oil based margarine, a margarine-and-butter blend or real butter? Learn what makes some spreads healthier than others from our Heart & Vascular Institute dietitians.

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The Couch Potato Cure

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When the mercury plummets, it’s not the easiest task to keep your kids active. Try our expert tips to keep them from vegging out in front of the TV or video games this winter.

We asked our exercise physiologists — who understand the mechanisms and impact of physical activity on health and fitness — whether cardiovascular or resistance training had the edge. HealthHub Infographic from Cleveland Clinic

Cardio vs. Resistance Training: Which is Healthier?

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Some people think all you need to do is tackle free weights and machines in the gym. Others swear by regular running, walking, swimming or biking. We asked our exercise physiologists to decide the champ.

Try our “sandwich on a stick,” a twist on the usual that’s just different enough for it. HealthHub Infographic from Cleveland Clinic

Recipe: Sandwich on a Stick (Infographic)

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If your sending lunch and it’s coming back untouched, maybe it’s time to try something new. But kids don’t like new. The answer? Try our “sandwich on a stick,” a twist on the usual that’s just different enough for it not to be boring.

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5 Holiday Shopping Tips to Protect Your Kids

Tags: Be Well e-News, children’s health, holiday season, safety, toy safety

You’ve got your shopping list in hand — and mapped out the shortest route with the least traffic between every toy store in the city. But with all the season’s excitement, don’t forget to double check that your gifts age-appropriate and safe picks.