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Are you getting enough vitamin D?

Does your family get enough vitamin D? Find out with our daily serving calculator. Learn more about foods that contain vitamin D.

Ear infection

Most children will get at least one ear infection (otitis media). Learn what causes ear infections and how to ease your child’s symptoms.


Find out how to take care of a child who is vomiting and keep the rest of your family healthy.

Nasal congestion in babies

Babies get stuffy noses when their nasal tissues swell or produce mucus. Learn how to soothe and clear your baby’s blocked nose and when to see a doctor.

Healthy screen time limits: Find out what they are and how to set them.

HIV and AIDS: December 1 is World AIDS Day. Learn about HIV and available treatments.

Burn care at home: Learn how to prevent and care for minor burns with these videos.

What to do if your child has a seizure: Learn how to respond to keep your child safe.

Handwashing Quiz: Take the quiz to see if you know the best way to wash your hands!

How the Body Works:
Brain Ventricles


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