52018Aug
Chickenpox in Kids

Chickenpox in Kids

Chickenpox begin as small red bumps that change into water blisters which pop and then become crusty. The bumps usually start on the head and back and then spread to the arms and legs. You can get them in the mouth and eyelids as well. Usually children have fever with chickenpox. Your child may have…

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12015Feb
Childhood Obesity: Help Fight the Epidemic

Childhood Obesity: Help Fight the Epidemic

Look all around us. It’s not hard to see how many of our children are affected.  Childhood obesity can doom our kids to early onset diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and all the terrible complications. If you start them out on the right path, obesity can be minimized, if not prevented. YOU HOLD THE KEYS! Infants…

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92014Jul
Foods with Iron

Foods with Iron

Brought to you by the Texas Department of Health Proteins: Liver Beef Chicken Turkey Fish Pork  Snacks: Dried beans & peas Nuts and seeds Peanut butter Green peas Lima beans Raisins Prunes Dried apricots Dried figs Tomato juice Spinach Turnip greens Collard greens Winter squash Carbohydrates: Whole wheat bread Cereals with iron Brown rice Enriched…

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72014Jul
Down the Chute!

Down the Chute!

By McNeil Consumer & Specialty Pharmaceuticals Swallowing Made Simple: Swallowing is a natural reaction that occurs when something is on the back of your tongue. It’s like a roller coaster: once the pill goes over the back part of your tongue, gravity and the muscles in your throat help it go down smoothly. Your body…

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