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Keep your loved ones healthy with these tips on caring for sick children, handling doctor visits and preparing for emergencies.

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Family Medical Records Kit

Medical records for each family member are one of the most important items to keep around. Even if you and the rest of your family are pretty healthy, keep these items together in case of an emergency.


How to Report Life Changes for the Affordable Care Act

 How to Report Life Changes for the Affordable Care Act

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What is minimum essential coverage under the Affordable Care Act?

 What is minimum essential coverage under the Affordable Care Act?

Minimum essential coverage refers to where you get the coverage from, rather than what's in your package. Learn more about minimum essential coverage. See more »

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 Should you call the doctor about your sick child?

Should you call the doctor about your sick child? Visit HowStuffWorks to learn if you should call the doctor about your sick child. See more »

 How can you avoid getting sick when your kids are?

You can minimize your chances of catching your child’s illness by boosting your immune system, keeping the house germ-free, and eating and drinking properly. Learn more about avoiding getting sick when your kids are sick from this article. See more »

 How can you prepare your child for a doctor's visit?

Children are often scared when they go to the doctor, and they won't cooperate. Learn how you can prepare your child for a doctor's visit in this article. See more »

 How can you prepare your family for an emergency?

A medical emergency at home can cause chaos and confusion if you haven't prepared for such a situation in advance, and time is of the essence. Learn how you can prepare your family for an emergency in this article. See more »

 How can you treat a sick child at home?

Often times, home remedies like chicken noodle soup can be very helpful in treating whatever ails your child. You can learn more about how to treat your child at home from reading this article. See more »

 How can you be practical when your child is sick?

It's natural for parents to be concerned about their children's health, but when they are sick it's also easy to worry too much. Learn how to be practical when your child is sick in this article. See more »

The Ultimate Child Emergency Quiz

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High fever is just one common child emergency. Take this quiz and learn how to deal with a variety of child emergencies. See more »