Linda Childers

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Elbow Pain? It Could Be Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

Ever heard of cellphone elbow? You have now.

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5 Ways to Choose the Best Kennel for Your Dog

Keep your pooch safe and happy while you’re away.

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8 Smart Ways to Toddler-Proof Your Kitchen

A kid underfoot while you cook can be a recipe for disaster. Play it safe with some simple precautions.

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Is Co-Sleeping With Your Baby Safe?

Bed sharing is a no-no for good reasons. There are safer ways to nurse, soothe and bond with your newborn.

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Smarter, Safer Ways to Change Your Baby’s Diaper

Keep your baby safe and his bottom happy when doing the dirty deed.

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5 Mistakes You’re Making with Chicken and Meat

Avoid these food safety fails, and you’ll also avoid food poisoning.


5 Ways to Help a Compulsive Hoarder

Intervene before that severe household clutter endangers the hoarder — and their friends and family.

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5 Tips for Swaddling a Newborn

Swaddling can provide comfort and security, but make sure you do it right.

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Handy Helpers: Safe Chores for Kids by Age

Children learn life lessons and get a self-esteem boost when they help around the house

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How to Triumph Over the Workplace Bully

If you’re at the receiving end of a coworker’s belittling behavior, use these 5 ways to stop it.

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How to Hire the Best Babysitter for Your Child

Give yourself peace of mind when putting your little treasure in someone else’s care.

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Handling the Stress of College Rejection Letters

A “no” from a college is hardly the end of a promising future.

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Checking Kids for Fevers: Which Kind of Thermometer is Best?

How to get an accurate reading with the least hassle.

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Caring for Your Older Dog

A vet offers tips to keep your aging canine healthy, active and comfortable.