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Most kids, at one time or another in their childhood or adolescence, will need to take prescription medication to help treat symptoms of a condition or illness. As a parent, you’re the one who has to make sure that—as the old song goes—“the medicine goes down.”
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Taking precautions to beat the heat? You may not realize that your child’s prescription medications need protecting as well.

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Depression in children and teenagers can be very debilitating and can have a lifelong impact.
Conditions and illnesses

A common ingredient in many cough and cold remedies has become a popular substance to abuse by teenagers searching for a cheap, easy high.


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Screen for cardiac disease before treatment

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Although youngsters do not develop as many urinary tract infections (UTIs) as adults, the condition is not uncommon in children. An estimated 3 percent of girls and 1 percent of boys have had a UTI by age 11. Some researchers believe these estimates are low because many cases of UTIs go undetected. Recognizing and promptly treating a child's UTI is essential because, if left untreated, the infection can lead to serious kidney problems.

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Asthma sufferers may breathe easier thanks to a new treatment.

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MCH specialists help children with asthma live normal lives

Conditions and illnesses

Depression in the young can be difficult to diagnose. Here are some cues, if you think your child is depressed.

Conditions and illnesses

Pneumonia is a term that means lung infection. It is important for a child with pneumonia to get treatment. But how to know when a cold turns into pneumonia?

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