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Child with headache
on Thu, January 12, 2017
A recent study from researchers at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh found the number of headache-related emergency room visits and hospital admissions has...
Peanut
on Mon, January 09, 2017
An expert panel sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, recently issued new...
Mumps
on Fri, January 06, 2017
You may have heard recently that there has been cases of the mumps in Kansas. While it is unusual to see cases of mumps, each year the number of cases are...
Winter asthma flare-ups
on Tue, January 03, 2017
With the cold, dry winter weather, it’s the time of year we see an increase in childhood asthma flare-ups. Triggers for asthma symptoms during this season are...
Picky holiday eaters
on Fri, December 16, 2016
“I don’t like that.” “I don’t want to eat that.” “That looks yucky.” Do any of these sound familiar? Have your children said these in the past when it comes...
Booster seat
on Mon, December 12, 2016
A question I often get fromparents is when their child should move from a booster seat to a seat belt. Kansas law states that children must be in a booster...
Sleep lights
on Mon, December 12, 2016
During the winter the short days and long nights can contribute to sleep disruptions for both children and adults. It can be especially hard to wake up when it...
School zone
on Tue, December 06, 2016
Is your child’s school zone safe? It’s an important question for all parents to ask, and unfortunately, the answer can be troubling. According to a new...
Asa Patton
on Wed, November 30, 2016
To watch Asa Patton play today, it’s hard to believe he had limited use of his hands just a few months ago. When Asa was born, his middle and ring fingers on...
Bandage
on Tue, November 29, 2016
What’s the best way to clean a minor cut or scrape? It’s not to pour hydrogen peroxide or rubbing alcohol over the open wound, says Anthony Shaver, an...

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