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What You Should Know With The Sudden Rise In Cases Of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease

Category: Pediatrics, Safety

Just the name of this viral infection is scary enough for parents of young children to be concerned. For the most part, though, it is not usually dangerous.

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How Can You Keep Your Kid Healthy in the Digital Age?

As with all cultural and technological changes, there are positive and negative consequences of the digital age. There are always those who hold on to the past for dear life, and others who jump right in without a second thought.

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How To Manage Eczema In Children

With all the trials and tribulations of a growing family, managing eczema in children is not a welcome addition. Children with eczema present a whole new litany of challenges beyond the normal ones. 

If you are a newcomer to this challenge, here are some tips on how to manage eczema in children and help to make life a little more manageable for you too.

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How To Speak To Your Child About Weight And Bullying

Category: psychology

Speaking to your child about weight and bullying is difficult enough without the mixed messages they see everywhere.  Parents are forced to compete with the countless media messages in our culture about weight and bullying. You can counteract this by always striving to model respect.

Consider what you say to your children and what you say about others.  

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What’s The Difference Between The Cold, Flu, And Sinus Infections?

Category: Pediatrics

Chicken soup, lots of rest, and fluids were always mom’s remedies when family members were sick. While these common practices are helpful up to a point, the best remedy is to know why someone is sick, and then seek appropriate treatment.

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Now’s the Time to Book Your Child’s Annual Physical

Category: Physicals

Many parents get in the habit of only scheduling their child’s annual physical before the school year, or at the start of sports season. This can be the busiest time of year, and it’s possible that you may not be able to schedule an appointment in time. 

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How Personality Develops & Changes in Teenagers

Category: psychology

Teenagers are undergoing a lot of physical and mental changes as they develop into adults. Knowing how their personality can change can make it easier to notice red flags, and can aid you in making the right decisions for their mental health. 

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Keeping Kids Safe: Food Allergies During the Holidays

Category: Allergy

The holidays are coming up, and we know that everyone is looking forward to enjoying a holiday meal with their family and friends. But, for parents of children with food allergies, this time of year can bring uncertainty and unease. Help keep your little ones safe this holiday season with the following food allergy tips!

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Halloween Safety Tips

Category: Safety

Halloween may be one of your child’s favorite holidays. If you celebrate Halloween, it’s up to you to make it special, fun and memorable, but part of that means keeping your child safe. Here are some tips we suggest you follow this Halloween. Read the rest of this entry »

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September Is Fruit & Veggies Month

Category: Nutrition

According to the Produce for Better Health Foundation, 90% of adults and children don’t eat the proper amount of fruits and vegetables in their daily diets! Poor diet and exercise plans can cause disease, poor weight management, and reduced motivation. This month, take a look at you and your family’s diets and exercises and see if there are ways you can improve.

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