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  • Halo-Gravity Traction for Parents


    Halo-gravity traction is a way to pull the head and spine upward. Doctors use it to treat curvature of the spine and to prepare kids for spinal fusion surgery.

  • Why Do Many Pregnant Women Pull Ligaments, Muscles, and Joints? for Parents


    Find out what the experts have to say.

  • First Aid: Strains and Sprains for Parents


    Here's what to do if you think your child has pulled or torn a muscle, ligament, or tendon.

  • Backpack Safety for Parents


    As practical as they are, backpacks can strain muscles and joints and may cause back pain if they're too heavy or are used incorrectly. Here's how to help kids find the right backpack.

  • Choosing Safe Baby Products: Changing Tables for Parents


    Babies can get hurt if they fall off changing tables, so they should always be watched closely. Here's what else to know.

  • Your Child's Checkup: 9 Months for Parents


    Find out what this doctor's visit will involve and what your baby might be doing by 9 months old.

  • Sever's Disease for Teens


    Sever's disease, a common heel injury, is due to inflammation (swelling) of the growth plate in the heel. While painful, it's only temporary and has no long-term effects.

  • Sever's Disease for Parents


    Sever's disease, a common heel injury in kids, is due to inflammation (swelling) of the growth plate in the heel. While painful, it's only temporary and has no long-term effects.

  • Backpack Basics for Teens


    Backpacks help you to stay organized. They're also better for carrying school supplies than messenger or other shoulder bags. But can they cause health problems?

  • Bringing Your Baby Home for Parents


    Whether your baby comes home from the hospital right away, arrives later, or comes through an adoption agency, homecoming is a major event.