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Healthcare: Baby

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UNICEF says preventing mother-to-child HIV transmission is the key to winning the fight against the virus.
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Breastfeeding is linked to lower inflammation levels, which predict heart disease risk in adulthood.
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Five Canadian babies are also showing no signs of virus after treatment
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The American Academy of Pediatrics now officially endorses circumcision. The main reason: Because it helps prevent STDs. If you don’t agree with their stance, don’t blame the doctors,...
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Pediatrician Alan Greene M.D. helps nervous parents use their Internet to help them have better conversations with their child's doctor
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Experts examine some of Mom's most-feared dirt and germ situations to figure out if it's as bad as you think it is—or worse.
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Why babies shudder or shiver, and when you should call the doctor
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You expected night sweats to be your problem—eventually—but is it normal for your tiny peanut to perspire when he sleeps?
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Your extra-cranky baby could be showing teething symptoms. Learn what to look for and find the best teething remedies for little mouths. 
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Q. Our pediatrician suggested that we use a cold-air humidifier to help our 1-month-old baby's dry skin and congestion. However, I've...
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Sitting through your baby's immunization-induced meltdown can be as painful for you as it is for her. That is, if the nagging worry that these...
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Q. My child has a weak immune system. He was born prematurely, and I believe this is the cause. He is constantly sick, and his colds last for at...
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Q. Can a baby really get an ear infection from having a bottle in bed or by being in a house where people smoke? What about house pets? A. Yes,...
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Q. My 3-month-old son weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces when he was born, and now weighs 18 pounds. Is it normal for babies to gain this much weight so soon...
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Only five states  -- Colorado, Connecticut, Montana, Wisconsin, and Wyoming  -- automatically screen newborns for cystic fibrosis...
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Circumcision. That's right I said it. Circumcision. Cir. Cum. Ci. Sion. That's about all you can say about circumcision without starting a fight. It has become the hot button of all hot...