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I'm High Risk for Coronavirus, So How Do I Proceed Once the Country Opens?

Even as social distancing rules loosen, life is far from returning to normal, especially for parents with preexisting conditions, pregnant women, and parents home with newborns who are at a higher risk for becoming severely ill from COVID-19.
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These Are the Worst Places to Be a Child in America

In a new report that ranked counties across the U.S. on their prioritization of children, one-third of the bottom-ranked communities—where children’s futures are most compromised—are majority Black. Here’s what needs to be done to help every American kid thrive in the face of inequality.
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When It's Not Just Anxiety or Depression: The Surprising Prevalence of ADHD in Moms

Girls are less likely than boys to be diagnosed with ADHD, and their symptoms don’t go away in adulthood. The result? Many women unknowingly live with a condition that affects every aspect of their life, including parenthood.
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The Best Sunscreens for Kids

Whether your child is at the beach or in the backyard, sunscreen is a must. Look for one with at least SPF 30 that screens out UVA and UVB rays, like these best-scoring sunscreens approved by the Environmental Working Group and dermatologists.
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5 Things Parents Need to Know About Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children

Experts have reported a strange new disease with ties to COVID-19 affecting children across the country. Learn the diagnostic symptoms of multisystem inflammatory syndrome (MIS-C) and the latest information from the CDC. 
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How to Make DIY Disinfectant Wipes with Baby Wipes

Is your grocery store completely out of cleaning wipes during the coronavirus pandemic? Here’s how to make your own using baby wipes, rubbing alcohol, and essential oil.