Some medical procedures that were once routine are no longer so common. Evidence increasingly shows that sometimes today's popular medical intervention is not worth the risks it involves. How does a parent decide when intervention is best?
It's surprising how often parents wait until the end of a child's routine checkup to casually mention a very serious health concern. This can throw off your doctor's entire day and isn't conducive to getting your kids the best care. Learn more.
Sometimes promising sweets is the only way to get your child to agree to come into the doctor's office and behave throughout the visit, but this seemingly benign discipline tool may be more damaging than you think.
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