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Susan Sheinkop, M.D.

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Winter can be all fun and games as long as you take the right precautions. Read more

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Receiving accurate information regarding vaccines is extremely important. Dr. Sheinkop, a Chicago-area based pediatrician, shares why vaccinations are important to her, as a mom first and foremost. Read more

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When thinking about resolutions for the New Year, think about ways to keep your family healthy and happy. Read more

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Choosing the right cold medicine for your sick child can be overwhelming. Use this cold medicine breakdown to pinpoint your child's symptoms and get them the relief they need. Read more

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They are two words no parent wants to see in a note from school: Head lice. Although they are a nuisance, lice pose no health problems and with proper treatment will be gone soon enough. Read more

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It's flu season, and while viruses such as enterovirus D68 and Ebola have made headlines recently, Influenza presents an even greater, imminent danger. Read more

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News about Enterovirus D-68 is sweeping the nation. Here's what you need to know and how you can protect your family. Read more

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Set the tone for a good school year by easing kids back into school time routines. Read more

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Mealtime with young children can be an ongoing battle for parents. Try these tips to make mealtime a positive family experience. Read more

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Like many developmental milestones in children, potty training success is based on each individual child. Take a few steps to help prepare them and when they're ready, they'll succeed. Read more

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Bad habits can be hard to break, especially in kids. The most common habits that cause stress to parents are prolonged use of pacifiers, thumb sucking, nail biting and, the most unpleasant, nose picking. Read more

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A child's annual school physical is often viewed as a routine part of the back-to-school regimen by parents. Make the appointment, show up, get the doctor's signature and check it off the lengthy list of to-dos. But, a pediatrician views it as much more than a quick touch-base to tick off a list of minimum health requirements. Read more

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