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Vitamin D

What is vitamin D? Where is it found? How much do we need to keep healthy? Answer all these questions and more with this interactive page.

Febrile seizures

Febrile seizures are convulsions caused by fever. This page explains how to handle a seizure and when to see a doctor.

First aid kit

At home, on vacation or on the road, use this guide to put together a reliable first aid kit that can handle the inevitable cuts, sprains and aches.

Positive eating habits

Why not take advantage of the summer break to teach your child about nutrition? Check out our expert tips to help your child develop positive eating habits.

How to change a diaper: Learn about supplies and how to quickly clean your baby.

Drinks are food too! Watch out for the hidden calories in your hot and cold drinks.

Hay fever: This child-friendly page explains hay fever and how to prevent it.

How the Body Works: The skeleton


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