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Because Ebola is often fatal and the symptoms are severe, many Americans are worried about the disease. But while it's natural to be afraid, there's no need for alarm. 

The travel bug is one thing, but what about malarial mosquitoes, jet lag, dehydration and other potential hazards of exploring? See our top tips for healthy travel.

As a mom of two, Bridget Voigt, MD, understands that it can be difficult to discuss sensitive issues, like puberty and sex, with your kids. Here, Voigt offers motherly-doctorly advice on how to help kids navigate intimacy, reproduction and their developing bodies.

Decades ago, prematurity was a major cause of infant deaths. Today, advanced medicine, improved prenatal care and an emphasis on family involvement in the neonatal intensive care unit have led to increased survival rates.