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The Truth About Itchy Ears: You May Be Causing the Problem
Itchy ears are annoying. But resist that itch to scratch! Discover what might be causing your itch and how to avoid making it worse.
What Are Signs That My Child Has a Food Allergy?
Worried your child is having a reaction to food? There are telltale signs to watch out for. A pediatric allergist explains.
Lead Paint Dangers: How Much Lead Is Toxic?
Lead paint isn’t new and neither are the dangers of it. Learn how lead poisoning affects kids and adults and what we can do to stay safe.
Should You Have Your Child’s Hearing Tested?
Even if your child seems to be hearing just fine, they should still undergo screenings at school. Learn what it means, and what to do, if your child fails a hearing screening.
How Your Diabetes Can Mask Heart Disease or a Heart Attack
It’s always a good idea to listen to your body when it comes to your health. But if you have diabetes, related nerve damage can mask the symptoms of heart disease, making it hard to hear what your body is telling you. Find out what to look for and how to be proactive about your heart health.
How To Do an At-home COVID-19 Test
Taking an at-home COVID-19 test can be anxiety-inducing. However, for the best and most accurate results, be sure to follow the instructions carefully and exactly as written — and don’t be afraid to ask for help!
Our Top 10 Stories of 2021
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Signs You Have an Ovarian Cyst — and What To Do About It
Most ovarian cysts go away on their own, but if you’re feeling bloated for long periods, this could be a sign you have an ovarian cyst that’s growing.
What To Know About Mucus Fishing Syndrome
Hard to look away, hard to watch — mucus fishing is the latest viral video trend on TikTok and Instagram. But here’s why you shouldn’t do it.