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Articles: Health & Medical

By Spokane Regional Health published .

While children are at school many families will have contact with head lice. The information here will help you treat and control head lice.

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By Frances Chalmers MD published .

Asthma is a very common chronic illness in children. Fortunately many children with asthma will outgrow their illness and their need for medication. Until they do, and for the few who have more serious asthma, it is important to understand care instructions. All children with asthma should be able to participate fully in all activities of childhood and adolescence.

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By American Academy of Family Physicians published .

Taking good care of your child's teeth is important because even "baby" teeth help your child chew food and speak clearly. Baby teeth also hold space so permanent teeth can grow in straight. If you start your child off with good dental habits, your child will find it easier to keep those good habits forever.

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Hair and skin care for various ethnic groups vary and it is important to be educated in the proper ways of health. This article will assist in the proper hair and skin care for african american and biracial children.

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By American Red Cross published .

A “pandemic” is a disease that spreads all over the world and affects a large number of people. If you are caring for a loved one during a pandemic, it’s important to take steps to protect yourself and others. Always follow the most current advice of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and your local health department.

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