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  1. A heart murmur - an extra or unusual sound between heartbeats - is common in healthy children and is often benign. Children with unusually rapid heartbeats may suffer from a heart abnormality and...
  2. Unlike a common rash that gradually goes away, eczema is a persistent condition that results in red, irritated and itchy skin. Continuous scratching may cause infected yellow crusts or bumps on the...
  3. When kids anticipate "going to the doctor," many become worried and apprehensive about the visit. Whether they're going for a routine exam or illness, kids are likely to have fears. If you detect...
  4. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a common sexually transmitted disease that is associated with several types of cancer. Parents need to make an informed decision about whether their children should be...
  5. Condos at One Riverside Park on the Upper West Side range from one to seven bedrooms and are priced between $1 million to $25 million…
  6. Chickenpox, a common illness among children, causes a blistery rash and flu-like symptoms. Since the infection is very contagious, children should stay home until the rash and fever are gone...
  7. True food allergies must be distinguished from intolerances, particularly in children and teenagers, so a child is not needlessly restricted from certain foods. Food allergies are caused by a...
  8. Bacterial and viral infections may have similar symptoms - runny nose, cough, fever, sore throat and difficulty sleeping - but they require different treatments.. Bacteria are single-celled...
  9. Seasonal allergies, sometimes called "hay fever" can cause cold-like symptoms in children, such as sneezing, congestion, runny nose and itchy eyes. If these symptoms occur at the same time every year...
  10. A good night's sleep is critical for a child's growing body and brain. A rested child learns better, remembers more and has an easier time staying focused at school. Children who get enough sleep...

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