62017Aug
Healthy Food for Your Children

Healthy Food for Your Children

Healthy Food Helps your child grow healthy and strong. Can help prevent from becoming overweight Can help to fight sickness. At 12 months of age, toddlers can eat same healthy foods that the family eats. Adolescents should eat healthy food every day. ‘Everyday Foods’ Include: Plenty of vegetables , beans and lentils Fruit Breads, cereals,…

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242016Oct
About Concussions

About Concussions

What is a concussion? A concussion is an injury to your brain. It happens when the brain shakes rapidly in the skull. You can get a concussion even if your head isn’t injured directly. Concussions often happen after hitting your head. being in a car crash, or getting a sporting injury. What are the symptoms?…

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192016Jun
Pediatric Sleep Guidelines

Pediatric Sleep Guidelines

American Academy of Sleep Medicine’s recommendations for the optimal number of hours of sleep for children and adolescents in all age groups. Regularly sleeping fewer than the number of recommended hours is associated with attention, behavior, and learning problems. Insufficient sleep also increases the risk for accidents, injuries, hypertension, obesity, diabetes, and depression. Insufficient sleep…

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52016Jun
Eczema

Eczema

What is Eczema? Eczema is an inherited type of sensitive, dry skin. Eczema often starts on the cheeks at 2 to 6 months of age. The rash is most commonly found in the creases of the elbows, wrist, and knees. Occasionally, eczema occurs on the neck, ankles, and feet as well. The rash is red…

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102015Dec
HPV and Men – Fact Sheet

HPV and Men – Fact Sheet

An article by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Nearly all sexually active people will get human papillomavirus (HPV) at some time in their life. Although most HPV infections go away on their own without causing problems, HPV can cause men to develop genital warts, or some kinds of cancer. Getting vaccinated against HPV can help…

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222015Jul
Temper Tantrums

Temper Tantrums

Tips for Assessing and Managing Temper Tantrums By Sandra K Thomas, M.D. Tantrums in toddlers are normal.  They are a part of your child’s development. The most important thing to remember is to ignore them and do not give in. Unfortunately, this does not always work and we have to rethink and not punish. There…

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202015Jul
Speech Problems

Speech Problems

Some children may repeat sounds when they are learning to talk between 18 months and 5 years, and this can be normal. Sometimes this is called DYSFLUENCY. This happens because the mind is able to think up words faster than the tongue can say them. For instance, your child may pause between words, say “uh”, “um”, or repeat…

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302015Apr
How To Help Your Child’s Cold

How To Help Your Child’s Cold

Upper Respiratory Infection (URI) Tips Saline drops (Ayr, Na-Sal, Ocean Spray, etc) are helpful to break up mucus. Squirt it up each nostril and rock head gently to break up mucus; suction afterward with aspirator if age-appropriate. Use as often as needed to clear nasal passages. Homemade saline: ¼ tsp kosher or sea salt and…

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302015Apr
ADHD and You

ADHD and You

By Focalin XR You probably have a lot of questions about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) –whether you have just been diagnosed yourself, you are the parent of a child recently diagnosed, or you are just curious. Attention Deficit Hyper activity Disorder can sound scary when you first hear it. This guide will help you…

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262015Mar
Pink Eye

Pink Eye

PINK EYE: USUALLY MILD AND EASY TO TREAT Pink, itchy eyes? Pink eye −or conjunctivitis− is common and often spreads easily. It sometimes needs medical treatment, depending on the cause. Know the symptoms, when to seek treatment, and how to help prevent it. Pink eye, also known as conjunctivitis, is one of the most common…

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