CryoNize for Wart and Skin Lesion Removal

September 29, 2020

What are Warts? Warts are skin infections caused by a virus and more common in children than adults. There are several types of warts. The most common type of warts children get is appropriately called the common wart. Although they can be found anywhere on a child’s body, they are typically seen on fingers, hands,...

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Is My Child Too Sick for School?

September 16, 2020

With many schools resuming in-person classes soon, now is the best time to brush up on the signs and symptoms that mean your child is too sick for school. While many people believe children do not get sick with COVID-19 symptoms as often as adults, it is still entirely possible for them to get the...

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A Parent’s Guide to Head Lice Prevention

September 15, 2020

September is Head Lice Prevention Month, and with kids spending time in school and childcare again, it’s a great time to brush up on how to avoid these icky little parasites.  Head Lice Prevention Tips According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, head lice are spread most commonly by direct head-to-head (or hair-to-hair) contact. The...

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8 Common Food Sensitivities in Children

August 17, 2020

Food intolerances and sensitivities are extremely common and seem to be on the rise, particularly among children. In fact, it’s estimated that up to 20% of the world’s population may have a food intolerance. Before we dig into the most common food sensitivities in children, let’s first explain the difference between them and allergies.  Difference...

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What is Juvenile Arthritis?

July 31, 2020

Most children get aches and pains every now and then. However, some children experience pain in their joints beyond the typical “growing pains.” Although it’s mostly thought of as an adult condition, arthritis can affect children. According to the Arthritis National Research Foundation, nearly 300,000 children in America have arthritis. July is Juvenile Arthritis Month,...

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Healthy Meals for Kids to Avoid a Summer Rut

July 17, 2020

Just like the weather, it’s not uncommon for kids’ appetites to change with the seasons. Whether you’ve noticed your children wanting to snack and graze all day or have a hard time getting them to come inside long enough to eat lunch, it’s important to provide them with the nutrients they need to remain healthy...

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Caring For Your Child’s Mental Wellness During a Pandemic

June 29, 2020

Even though kids don’t have the pressure of adult responsibilities, they still feel stressed and anxious. This is especially true during crises or when things are out of the ordinary. To help out, we’ve come up with a list of mental wellness tips for kids during stressful times. Keep these things in mind to help...

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6 Summer Safety Tips for Kids

June 17, 2020

Kids love that summer brings lots of opportunities for fun in the sun. However, parents need to be aware of certain things so kids can be safe and healthy all season long. Here are some helpful summer safety tips to keep in mind and help you make the most of this season: 1. Practice Sun...

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10 Fun Outdoor Activities for Kids This Summer

May 29, 2020

With the weather getting warmer, you and your children may be thinking about all the fun you will have this summer. However, with the stay at home orders and social distancing guidelines in place due to coronavirus, you may not be able to participate in all of your favorite outdoor summer activities. Don’t fear, there...

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6 Tips for Managing Asthma Symptoms in Kids

May 18, 2020

Asthma is a chronic disease in which the tubes that carry air to the lungs become irritated, swollen, and narrow. This can cause shortness of breath, wheezing, coughing, and chest tightness. According to the American Academy of Pediatricians (AAP), 10-15% of school-aged children in the United States have or have had asthma. That’s why for...

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