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Pediatrics How to Choose Your Pediatrician Looking for a pediatric or family doctor in Des Moines? Follow these steps to find the right provider for you and yours. Internal Medicine How Much Exercise Do I Actually Need? Americans are more sedentary than they should be. Getting the recommended amount of physical activity each week has big health benefits. Neurological & Spinal Surgery Little Clues Your Child Might Have a Tethered Spinal Cord Early observation can help kids with this rare birth defect grow and develop normally. Primary Care Acetaminophen, Ibuprofen or Naproxen: Which Pill Is Right for Your Ills? These medications are commonly used as cure-alls. But each one can offer relief for certain symptoms and at different ages. Neurological & Spinal Surgery More Than a Migraine: Chiari Malformations in Children A surprisingly common and completely correctable brain abnormality shouldn't be written off as just another headache. Neurological & Spinal Surgery The 5 Head Shapes That Signal Craniosynostosis The diagnosis of a serious neurological disorder is sometimes as simple as looking at your baby's skull. Physical Therapy 4 Youth Sports Injuries That Require Physical Therapy Bruises and broken bones are a part of growing up. These common athletic injuries require the care of a physical therapist. Pediatrics 5 Healthy Habits That Help Prevent Childhood Obesity The things you learn as a child can last a lifetime. Teach your kids how to live an active, healthy lifestyle to avoid the effects of obesity. Pediatrics 18 Early Warning Signs of ADHD You Can Observe in Your Children Every kid is inattentive or hyperactive at times. When they show a habit of these behaviors, parents play a big part in bringing about positive change. Primary Care What Every Family Needs to Know About Thermometers and Fevers Get an accurate temperature reading at every age to track your family's fevers. Family Medicine 10 Fireworks Safety Tips to Avoid an Accident Since the fireworks laws in Iowa changed, you can light off much more than a pack of sparklers. Practice these safety habits to avoid ending your celebration in the ER. Pediatrics Every Vaccine Your Child Needs From Birth to Graduation Vaccinations help children build immunity against serious diseases — and protect others around them.
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