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Stomach Virus – Vomiting and Diarrhea

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Is your child having Vomiting and Diarrhea? What should you do when the Stomach Virus strikes?  Most stomach viruses are self-limiting and can be managed at home by following a few simple steps. 1. Gatorade or Pedialyte for 24 hours. … Continue reading

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Knowing is half the battle – Medications

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Knowing Your Childs Medications Have you ever gone to your child’s pediatrician, a specialist or a walk in clinic and been asked what medications your child takes regularly? Well let’s talk about why this is important. All medications that are … Continue reading

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Bacteria vs. Virus

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Bacteria vs. Virus Have you ever wondered why you take your child to the doctors only to leave frustrated that the Provider did not give your child any medication to get better. Instead they said your child has a virus … Continue reading

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Allergy and Asthma Season

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  If you have walked outside your front door lately, you have seen the lovely yellow and green film on your windows, car, patio furniture. Please know this is a high Allergy Asthma season right now. If your child has … Continue reading

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How to Buy Safe Toys

How can I be sure I am buying toys that are safe for my child? Children can have a lot of fun playing with their toys. However, it’s important to keep in mind that safety should always come first. Each … Continue reading

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Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween Safety Tips Halloween is an exciting time of year for kids. Here are some tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) to help ensure they have a safe holiday. All Dressed Up: Plan costumes that are bright and … Continue reading

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Choking Prevention

Choking Prevention What can I do to keep my child from choking? Choking is a very common cause of unintentional injury or death in children under age one, and the danger remains significant until the age of five. Objects such … Continue reading

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Allergy Tips

When to Suspect an Allergy Here are some common clues that could lead you to suspect your child may have an allergy: Repeated or chronic cold-like symptoms that last more than a week or two, or develop at about the … Continue reading

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Back-to-School Tips

The following health and safety tips are from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). Making the First Day Easier Remind your child that there are probably a lot of students who are uneasy about the first day of school. Teachers … Continue reading

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Swimming Pool Safety

What is the best way to keep my child safe around swimming pools? An adult should actively watch children at all times while they are in a pool. For infants and toddlers, an adult should be in the water and … Continue reading

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