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Medicine cabinet 101

Your medicine cabinet is an essential part of your family's day-to-day health. By planning ahead, you can make sure you have everything you need to take care of coughs, colds, stomach issues, pain, fever, skin issues, dental care, or any other middle-of-the-night emergencies.

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Protect Your Kids from Winter's Chill

Calgary’s ability to host -40°C weather is dangerous, especially for young children. Avoiding winter-related health problems, such as frostbite, pneumonia, and hypothermia, play a vital role in Calgary living. One of the simplest ways to protect your children from the extreme cold is to dress them appropriately.

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Talking to Boys About Body Image & Disordered Eating

When Kristine Strange talks about fitness with her two school-age sons, she’s careful to focus on effort, rather than physical appearance.

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Dealing with Sleep Regressions

First, the good news. Thanks to social distancing and reduced travel, fewer children experienced ear infections, colds, and other minor illnesses over the past year, says Maida Chen, MD, director of the Pediatric Sleep Disorders Center at Seattle Children’s Hospital. Because these illnesses routinely disrupt slumber for babies, toddlers, and young children, families may have fewer illness-related sleep complaints.

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