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Scald burns
on Thu, September 18, 2014
Scalds are no joke. Caused by hot liquids, they are dangerous and have the potential to cause life-long pain, permanent scarring and even death. Lynette...
When to get a child's ears pierced
on Tue, September 16, 2014
Recently a celebrity pierced the ears of her infant daughter sparking controversy in both traditional and social media. While many folks advocated that this...
Treating a fever
on Wed, September 10, 2014
Fever is a symptom of another illness, not an illness by itself.  There are a lot of myths about fevers in children.   Fevers don’t always have to be treated...
obesity in children
on Mon, September 08, 2014
It's getting more difficult to tell if your child is overweight. That's the conclusion of a new study in the journal Pediatrics. Parents of children ages 6 to...
on Thu, September 04, 2014
Rhinovirus is typically a virus that causes the common cold, which can affect a child with a runny nose, sore throat and sometimes fever. In the past few...
Teens need more sleep
on Mon, September 01, 2014
Recently, the American Academy of Pediatrics came out in favor of delaying the start times of middle and high schools to fight and prevent sleep deprivation in...
How to treat a fever
on Wed, August 27, 2014
Fever is not an illness — it’s a way your child’s body fights infections.  Most bacteria and viruses that cause infections love the body’s usual temperature...

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