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  • Anesthesia - What to Expect
    Here's a quick look at what may happen before, during, and after on the day of your child's operation or procedure.
  • Anesthesia Basics
    Knowing the basics of anesthesia may help answer your questions and ease some concerns — both yours and your child's.
  • Electronic Health Records
    By 2014, most U.S. health institutions will be digitally storing their patients' health information. Learn about electronic health records (EHRs) and what they'll mean for your family.
  • Financial Planning for Kids With Special Needs
    These 10 steps can help take the anxiety and worry out of your child's financial future and make sure that your child will be taken care of even after you're gone.
  • How Can Obamacare Help Kids?
    Find out what the experts have to say.
  • How to Find Affordable Health Care
    Finding coverage for your kids may be difficult, but it's not impossible. Many kids are eligible for government or community programs, even if their parents work. Learn what resources are available to your family.
  • How to Shop for Health Insurance
    The government's healthcare marketplace, or exchange, is the new way to shop for health insurance. But just how do you find the best coverage and sign up? Get answers here.
  • Preparing Your Child for Anesthesia
    If your child needs to have an operation, you probably have plenty of questions, many of them about anesthesia.
  • Taking Care of You: Support for Caregivers
    It's common to put your own needs last when caring for a child you love. But to be the best you can be, you need to take care of yourself, too. Here are some tips to help you recharge.
  • Types of Anesthesia
    Here's a basic look at what each kind of anesthesia does.
  • U.S. Poison Control Centers
    If you have a poisoning emergency, here's the number to know: 1-800-222-1222.
  • When Your Child's in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
    It can be frightening whenever kids are in the hospital — and even more so when they're admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). But a basic understanding of the PICU may make it a little easier to cope with.
 

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