Health and Safety

What Is Telemedicine And Why Does It Matter To You?

What is Telemedicine and why does it matter to you? Picture this: it’s 8pm on a Monday night and your 4 year old has a rash. They don’t have a fever and are not complaining of any discomfort, so your mommy intuition says it doesn’t medical immediate attention, but you aren’t 100% sure. Not to …

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Head Lice Prevention Month

School is back in session, which means germs, germs, and more germs! We know you’ve been having conversations with your children about how to protect themselves from germs and bacteria that could lead to infection (and more importantly, missed school days) – but what’s about head lice? Head lice is just as important as other …

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FBI – Foreign Body Ingestions

          If you’ve spent any time with a toddler, then you know they are curious beings. Children between the ages of six months and three years old are at high risk of accidentally ingesting foreign objects into their bodies, due to their innate curiosity of putting things into their mouths, noses …

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Allergies Or A Cold?

            It’s that time of the year where flowers are blooming, birds are chirping, and allergies are coming on in full force. This year’s allergies have been especially intense with extremely high rates of pollen causing misery in the eyes and noses of those young and old.       …

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Raising Healthy Eaters… Easier Said Than Done?

A healthy diet is critical to strong bodies, smart brains, and successful lives. Easier said than done, right? We know that kids don’t naturally gravitate towards healthy foods, especially with all the junk food temptation available on TV commercials, marketing, and at our fingertips from a quick stroll down the isle of any grocery/convenience store. …

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Bacteria? Virus? Infection? What’s the difference?

It’s that time of the year where everyone is sick. You hear phrases like “it’s going around“, but what is it? Bacterial and viral infections often start with the similar symptoms, so if you’re not a medical professional it can be confusing trying to differentiate symptoms to decide whether an over-the-counter medicine can treat symptoms, …

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Keeping Kids in a Healthy Holiday Routine

The holidays are here – the house is decorated, cookies are in the oven, family is in town, and the kids are super excited about no school for two whole weeks! While the holidays are always an exciting time, it is important to keep kids on a regular schedule. Routine is important for children as …

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Ibuprofen Recall: The Importance of Correct Dosages for Children

PSA: Infant Ibuprofen has been recalled at CVS, Walmart and Family Dollar.          According to the recall announcement, some concentrations were potentially too high and could be dangerous if consumed. The result of too much ibuprofen in a child could result in nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea, gastrointestinal pain, ringing in ears, …

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Navigating Food Allergies This Holiday Season

  The holidays are upon us which means parties and events packed with food, food, and more food! Did you know 1 in 13 school children have an allergy to at least one food? Risk of accidental exposure to allergens is especially heightened during the holiday season thanks to the amount of homemade foods that …

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