Safety and Prevention

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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Urgent Care vs. ER: Which Should You Go To?

Often times, illnesses and injuries appear without warning. Where do you go when faced with uncertainty about care? According to a study conducted by the National Center for Health Statistics, 48% of people who visit the emergency room are there simply because their primary care doctor was not open. In fact, most patients who seek …

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On the Rise – Hand Foot and Mouth Disease

Your child experiencing fever, feelings of being ill, blisters or sore throat? These otherwise common symptoms are all also attributed to Hand, Foot and Mouth disease which creates a characteristic rash on the hands and feet. HFMD is a common viral infection often caught by children 5 years of age or younger, more specifically pre-schoolers. …

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