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Sports Injury Prevention for Kids

While sports can be a healthy way for kids to burn off energy and build their muscles, attendant risks are associated with sports participation. Much to the chagrin of many moms, you can’t fully protect your sports player from injury. You’ll cringe every time they step foot on a football field, baseball diamond or basketball court. However, you can help your athletic kid prevent injury (and calm your nerves a bit) with some common-sense safeguards.

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Pregnancy and Breast Cancer Prevention

Being that this is breast cancer awareness month I thought it would be interesting to talk about pregnancy and breast cancer prevention. Yes, that’s right there are several studies out there that show pregnancy reduces a woman’s chance ofdeveloping breast cancer later in life. The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is currently funding research that may lead to discoveries that identify ways to mimic pregnancys protective effects and translate them into effective prevention strategies.

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Toddlers and Frequent Urination

Frequent urination may involve output of either large or small volumes of urine each time a toddler goes to the potty. Bladder infections are a common cause of frequent urination, particularly among little girls. Children who are potty trained who suddenly have several accidents may be experiencing an underlying medical cause. In fact, urinary tract infection is one of the most common infections that occur in children.