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Prenatal Care - Starting Solid Foods
This page contains links to eMedTV Other containing information on subjects from Prenatal Care to Starting Solid Foods. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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- Prenatal Care
Prenatal care helps ensure the health of the baby and the mother during pregnancy. This eMedTV article provides a variety of tips for a healthy pregnancy and includes links to specific issues during each stage of pregnancy.
On a screening test, a man can have low PSA, and prostate cancer can still be present, although in a clinically insignificant form. This eMedTV article discusses low PSA and prostate cancer in detail and explains recent research findings.
Radon is a radioactive gas that usually exists at low levels outdoors. This eMedTV article discusses the increased risk of lung cancer that is associated with long-term exposure to high levels of radon, especially when combined with cigarette smoke.
Rotavirus, strep throat, and lice are just a few of the infections that can occur in school-aged children. This eMedTV article provides a detailed description of these and other common ailments, with details on signs and symptoms, treatment, and more.
- Scoliosis Brace
A scoliosis brace is used to keep a spinal curve from getting worse. This eMedTV Web page offers information about the different types of braces that are available, including what your healthcare provider will consider before making a recommendation.
- Separation Anxiety
For babies between the ages of 6 months and 10 months old, separation anxiety is fairly common. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this development, including why babies develop this fear and tips on how to help relieve anxiety in your child.
- Sleep (Health Channel Home)
Many factors -- from being depressed to being overweight -- can interfere with your ability to sleep. This eMedTV resource describes the types of articles featured on the Sleep Health Channel, such as sleep disorders, good sleep habits, and more.
- Sleep (Overview Article)
As this eMedTV article explains, exercising during the day, going to sleep at the same time each night, and avoiding caffeine late in the day are some of the habits that can help you get better sleep. This page offers other good tips for improving sleep.
- Spanish Flu
The Spanish flu is estimated to have killed several million people worldwide. This eMedTV article examines this pandemic in more detail, including what caused it, when it occurred, and whether it is likely to re-emerge.
- Starting Solid Foods
In most cases, infants are ready to start solid foods between four to six months of age. This eMedTV article lists other signs that your child is ready to switch to solids and explains if it is possible to start a solid diet too early or too late.