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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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School’s Out For Summer!

Well, almost. The last day of school is Wednesday, May 29, which means there are thousands of excited kids that can’t wait to spend the next 10 weeks never once thinking about school. Summer fun is a staple in the lives is of most school-aged children, but in order to have a great summer it …

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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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How Sleep Affects Children’s Health

          A normal sleep routine is critical to child development and establishing a healthy lifestyle. In fact, sleep is one of the primary activities in early development of children and is an indispensable part of success. An adequate sleep schedule has shown to improve attention, behavior, learning, memory, and overall mental/physical …

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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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Resolutions For The Whole Family

  We’re one week into 2019 and parents everywhere are working hard to keep their New Year’s Resolutions. Every year, over 60% of Americans set goals to make healthy lifestyle changes. However, research shows that within the first two weeks of those resolutions, 25% give up on their goals. Ultimately, only about 8% of people …

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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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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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