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TV tipovers
on Wed, January 28, 2015
Did you get a new TV in time for the Super Bowl this weekend? If so, did you secure your television to the wall? What did you do with your old television? For...
on Wed, January 21, 2015
Does your child refuse to take liquid antibiotics? If you have ever had to give your child a course of liquid antibiotics, you know that after that initial...
on Fri, January 16, 2015
Many children have a runny nose. It’s just a fact of life.  Studies show that most kids ages 3-6 will have four to six upper respiratory illnesses each year....
Influenza hitting pediatric patients hard
on Thu, January 15, 2015
Right now we’re seeing a lot of children with asthma who are getting influenza. Some of them are having a mild reaction so it looks like they’re having an...
on Mon, January 12, 2015
The popularity of e-cigarettes is rapidly spreading however this relatively new industry is already responsible for considerable harm to US children. E-...
medication safety
on Mon, December 29, 2014
Safe Kids Worldwide recently released a new research report that found kids are getting into medicine at an alarming rate. Every minute of every day, a poison...
on Fri, December 19, 2014
This month's Via Christi Life Matters web talk show was a Holiday Survival Guide. Guests include Sandie Kreiser, a social worker with Via Christi Behavioral...
on Wed, December 17, 2014
A couple of months ago, when my 3-year-old son and I were having a “man night,” we decided to bake cookies. Yes, men bake cookies. It was my first foray into...
on Mon, December 15, 2014
As parents, it’s difficult when our children are sick. Often, medication will be recommended or prescribed by your physician or pediatrician. Medicine is...
on Thu, December 04, 2014
Go ahead — we dare you to watch this video from the Via Christi Child Development Center Christmas program without smiling. The CDC, located near Via Christi...

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