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Is it thrush?

An overgrowth of fungus can give rise to unpleasant symptoms in your child. Know what to look for—and when to seek help.

Trouble in the wonder years?

Your middle schooler might be showing classic signs of anxiety—and if you're not paying attention, you could miss them.

Bon appetit, baby!

A pediatrician shares when and how to get your little ones started on solid foods.

5 ways to start a nutritious revolution

Avoid the word 'diet' and adopt healthier (and yummier) strategies to achieve your goals.

Put down the shovel

Take to heart this warning if you have any heart attack risk factors or symptoms. Really.

Got your vacation stockings?

For those at risk of deep vein thrombosis, compression socks are the best way to alleviate the burdens of travel.

Hurtling toward a heart attack?

Holiday heart syndrome is real. Learn how to improve your odds of avoiding this condition.

8 ways to keep your sanity this season

A psychotherapist shares tips for how to bring the joy back to holiday gatherings.

Staying mobile: Move it or lose it

Explore these 5 top tips for how to best use exercise as medicine for nearly all that ills you.

‘Life-altering injuries every year’

Hunters: Don't be tree-stand statistics.

The plant-powered athlete

With the right diet, high-caliber athletes can enhance performance and improve recovery times. A culinary-minded doctor explains how it's done.

What to know before a C-section

For moms-to-be, it's essential to know what's in store.