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First year

Parents' manual for newborns

Experts give new parents advice on how to avoid eight common mistakes, and provide them with tips to enjoy their new bundle of joy.

Growing pains

"Growing pains" generally affect children between the ages of four and nine.

Kawasaki disease

This acute systemic illness causes fever and inflammation of the blood vessels.

Weight loss after pregnancy

Many mothers get frantic about losing their figures as pregnancy progresses. Don't panic - help is at hand.

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