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The Number One Thing You Should Do to Prevent Norovirus

Few viruses are more dreaded than norovirus—an uber-contagious illness that causes vomiting, diarrhea, nausea, stomach pain, fever, and body aches. Now, imagine that you could stop the spread of the nasty bug with one of life’s simplest tasks: washing your hands. Well, according to new research, that’s exactly what it takes. In the study, published […]

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Preventing SIDS: Are You Following the Basics?

Fewer children overall are dying from sudden infant death syndrome, or SIDS. Yet it still strikes more than 1,500 newborns every year. Parents need to be up-to-speed on the best tactics for preventing SIDS. Unfortunately, a recent study shows many may not be doing all they can to protect their child.