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Does Your Child Have Good Vision? How to Tell

A child with untreated eye problems is at risk for impaired learning and development, so it's important that any signs or symptoms of eye trouble are addressed immediately.

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Test Podcast 2

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Ladies: Get Started on the Path to Your Best Possible Health

Single, married, a mother or not: if you’re a female, you have unique health and wellness needs. Learn which tests and screenings can help you maintain your health.

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How You Can Get Help For Your Hernia

“I’m going to give myself a hernia!” You may have said something like that as you lifted a heavy object. Although said in jest, it’s true that incorrectly lifting a heavy object can cause a hernia.

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Clinical Trial Aims to Tailor Treatment for Severe Asthma

At UH, a team is engaged in research aimed at developing better, less invasive ways of identifying the various severe asthma sub-types - with the ultimate goal of providing more personalized, targeted therapies for patients.

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5 Tips to Avoid Lyme Disease -- And How to Remove a Tick

Lyme disease is transmitted to humans and animals through infected ticks, but the insects are tiny and you might not feel their bite. How to protect yourself against ticks and the diseases they carry.

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Seasonal Allergies: 7 Tips to Tame Them

Millions of people are affected every year by seasonal allergies brought on by pollen in spring. Learn what you can do to guard against exposure to this dust-like substance that causes allergy symptoms.

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Prenatal Exposure to Air Pollution Linked to Sleep Disruption in Toddlers

Babies exposed to particulate air pollution while in the womb are at increased risk of having altered sleep patterns as toddlers -- a condition that may have lifelong, irreversible effects on their overall health, says new research.

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