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Surprising Risks of Common High School Sports

Plus tips for keeping your young athlete safer.

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Dog Flu Outbreaks Are Spreading to More States

Pooches in more than 25 states have come down with the flu since last spring. Is yours at risk?

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Why Is My Dog Scratching Himself?

A vet runs down 6 skin conditions that can drive your dog nuts.

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Monster Truck Shows: 7 Ways to Keep Kids Safe

Gear up for roaring good family fun by using common sense and caution.

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7 Life Skills Your Teen Should Learn Before Moving Out

Have you been doing everything for your teen? Here’s why it’s time to stop.

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Tail Docking and Ear Cropping: Should Your Dog Have "Cosmetic Surgery?"

Some surgeries are simply cruel, say animal advocates.

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Pregnant? What to Know Before Hiring a Doula

A doula can be a wonderful helpmate during and after childbirth, but keep these tips in mind.

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Pregnant? New Mom? Get Screened for Depression

One in seven women suffers from depression during pregnancy or after.

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Duct Tape Challenge Disaster: Takeaways for Parents and Teens

A Washington boy is lucky to be alive after a game gone wrong.

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Secondhand Smoke Is Hazardous to Your Pet's Health

A study found dogs and cats who live in smoking homes are at increased risk for cancer and other health problems.

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Study: Medication Errors in Babies Often Behind Calls to Poison Centers

Babies under 6 months were given the wrong drug, the wrong dose and more.

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Torn ACLs and Other Dog Injuries: How to Prevent Them

Even dogs can tear a ligament or suffer another sports injury.

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The FBI Will Now Track Animal Abuse

The crimes will be cataloged just as homicides and arsons are.

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Moms of Babies: Put Down that Cellphone

Too much texting and talking on your part could be bad for junior’s brain.

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Signs It May Be Time to Put Your Dog or Cat to Sleep

Try seeing the world through your dying pet’s eyes, vets say.