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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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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62014Jul
Vaginitis (Girls) & Urethral Irritation (Boys and Girls)

Vaginitis (Girls) & Urethral Irritation (Boys and Girls)

Tends to cause frequent or uncomfortable urination without fever, voiding, or associated symptoms. Common Causes Bubble bath, perfumed or deodorant soap, shampoo at the beginning of the bath Pinworms cause rectal itching and vaginal irritation. They look like small white commas at the edge of the rectum. Best identified by checking the rectum in the…

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42014Jul
Constipation

Constipation

Constipation is defined as hard poop that is difficult to pass. Irregular or infrequent bowel movements are not causes for concern unless they are accompanied by belly discomfort, bedwetting, or urinary tract infections. Children may “go” every day, but if it requires straining or poop is small or unusually large (think baseball), chances are your…

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