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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...
on Fri, August 22, 2014
Medical professionals in Kansas are beginning to see patients who have injured themselves by taking the “fire challenge,” which has begun appearing on social...
Tips for proper posture in kids and teens
on Thu, August 07, 2014
When was the last time you thought about proper posture? For many of us, talking about posture evokes images of models walking down a runway or girls taking...
healthy eating tips for kids
on Thu, July 31, 2014
This summer, what is your child eating? As parents are at work and youth are left at home to fend for themselves, the summer months can have a negative effect...
on Tue, March 25, 2014
Many parents will ask why their child, especially a teenager, needs to have a regular check-up despite a recent sports physical that was normal. The answer is...

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