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Kids Health | June 2015

Heads-Up on Teens and Pedestrian Safety

By the time your child reaches his teen years, you’d think you no longer have to worry about him safely crossing the street. Think again. Read More.

Circumcision and Urinary Tract Infections

Some evidence shows that circumcised boys have a lower chance of developing urinary tract infections (UTIs) in their first years of life, but the added protection may be miniscule.

Genetic Syndrome Causes Cleft Lip, Palate in Sisters

Just like most sisters, Tristyn and Raigyn Snyder will share toys, clothes and friends throughout their lives. They also share something unique: a genetic condition called Van der Woude syndrome.

Vascular Anomalies -- What Parents Need to Know

Vascular anomalies are congenital abnormalities of the vascular or lymphatic system. They are benign lesions that present anywhere on the body in the form of vascular birthmarks or masses. They can grow as the child grows.
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