Author: Rex Perry

A mother feeds her infant a bottle of formula June 2, 2017

When can babies have juice? Not in the first 12 months

Most 100 percent fruit juices have as much sugar as soft drinks.

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Infants & Toddlers Nutrition Oral Care

hiking allergy February 24, 2017

Spring allergies may be worse in the South

Spring allergies can be more of a challenge in Southern cities. Here's why and what to do about it.

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Allergies

Mother comforting child December 5, 2016

What parents need to know about childhood seizure

A pediatric neurology expert gives guidance on childhood seizures, which can leave parents feeling helpless.

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Brain & Memory Children

Women tattooing trends November 10, 2016

Body art is now mainstream, but think before you ink

Tattoos and piercing are still trending upward, and so is their removal.

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Prevention Teens

about dry eyes August 30, 2016

Dry eyes don’t have to be a persistent problem

Reaching for over-the-counter eye drops too often can be the sign of a problem. Here are some treatment options.

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Eye

vision tests online August 10, 2016

I took an online eye exam; here are the results

New online vision tests are convenient, but are the prescriptions accurate and what do they miss?

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Eye

What to do about fevers July 13, 2016

Moderating the great fever debate

Running a fever is part of your body’s natural defense against infections. Fevers are typically a symptom that won't cause you harm, but they make you feel miserable. We have tips to help you feel better.

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Cold & Flu

July 1, 2016

Traditional flu shots to replace ineffective spray vaccines

A committee advising the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending against using the FluMist nasal spray vaccine for the 2016-2017 flu season.

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Cold & Flu Prevention

lupus May 27, 2016

Shedding light on the mysteries of lupus

Lupus is a disease of contradictions and mystery. Those with lupus know that getting out and staying active can reduce their symptoms, but too much sun can trigger a painful disease flare.

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Breakthroughs Women's Health