8 Winter Safety Tips for Kids

January 15, 2021

During the winter months, there are many things to consider to make sure your child is safe and healthy. Along with protecting them from illnesses like the cold and flu, you should take precautions to protect them against low temperatures. These winter safety tips for kids will help you make sure your family makes it...

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How to Keep Your Child Healthy This Flu Season

December 30, 2020

Flu season is here, and with the Covid-19 pandemic, preventing the spread of respiratory illnesses like the flu is even more important this year. Everyone is susceptible to influenza (flu) due to its highly contagious nature, but children are particularly susceptible to the spread of the illness. Children under the age of five are at...

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When Should You Have Your Child’s Hearing Checked?

December 16, 2020

Hearing loss can occur when any part of the ear hasn’t developed or is not functioning properly. For children experiencing hearing loss, it can affect the development of their speech, language, and social skills. The sooner you notice your child’s hearing issues and have them treated, the less impact it will have on their development....

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10 Holiday Activities The Whole Family Will Love

November 28, 2020

The holidays are just around the corner and with them come the joy and fun of the holiday season. While the holidays may look a bit different this year without neighborhood gatherings or holiday parades to attend, there is still plenty of seasonal cheer to be found both at home and around town.  Check out...

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6 Symptoms of Diabetes in Children

November 17, 2020

November marks American Diabetes Month, an annual event driving awareness for the diabetes epidemic, the millions living with the disease, and the millions at risk for it. Among those at risk for diabetes are children. Type 1 Diabetes, sometimes referred to as juvenile diabetes, especially impacts children, affecting about 200,000 under the age of 20. ...

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8 Common Childhood Skin Disorders

October 30, 2020

With World Psoriasis Day falling on October 29th, we want to take some time to raise awareness for those living with psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis. Psoriasis is one of many common skin disorders, affecting both adults and children. In addition to raising awareness about psoriasis, we also wanted to examine some of the other common...

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5 Face Mask Myths Debunked

October 19, 2020

Health care professionals and experts around the world agree that wearing a face mask is one of the best ways to protect against COVID-19. However many face mask myths now circulate, leading people to believe they are unnecessary or don’t work. To understand why face masks work, it’s important to understand how coronavirus spreads and...

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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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