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What’s Triggering My Child’s Asthma?

Asthma results from the immune system’s reaction to certain substances and conditions. This reaction then causes inflammation of the airways and breathing difficulties. Read on to learn how you can help your child avoid attacks.

Jul 21st, 2021
What a Sports Physical Offers Your Child

As a parent, you may often be amazed at the energy your child displays. Through play and sports, most children are naturally athletic. Once they reach school age and participate in organized leagues, sports physicals become necessary.

Jun 23rd, 2021
Summertime Asthma Tips

The cold air of winter is a common asthma trigger, but summertime air can trigger breathing issues, too. Read on to learn how you can help safeguard your child against asthma attacks this summer.

May 9th, 2021
How To Introduce Your Infant to Common Allergens

Food allergies in children are increasing dramatically, so it’s important to know how to safely expose your infant child to new foods to rule out or pinpoint allergic reactions. Read on to learn more.

Apr 11th, 2021
Helping Your Child Deal With Acne

No matter how common acne may be, your child may feel singled out and devastated. In many cases, acne progresses at its own pace, no matter what you try. Here are some tips for helping a teen through this troublesome time.

Mar 8th, 2021
Your Child Has Autism. Now What?

A diagnosis of autism in your child may be disconcerting to you, but it’s important to realize that the only thing that changed was a formal recognition of what already existed. Read on to learn how you can help your child manage this condition.

Feb 16th, 2021
5 Tips for Avoiding UTIs

Children can be susceptible to urinary tract infections (UTIs) because of their physiology and bathroom habits. It’s not hard to help your child avoid UTIs. Some simple behavioral changes can make all the difference in preventing infections.

Jan 13th, 2021
The Importance of Prompt Treatment of Eye Infections

Like ear infections, your child’s eyes may seem prone to frequent problems. While this is common for many children, eye infections shouldn’t be overlooked as a minor condition. Eye infections are quite contagious and they can spread rapidly.

Dec 6th, 2020
5 Causes of Abdominal Pain in Children

Abdominal pain is common in children, and sometimes it’s severe enough for their parents to seek medical care. Fortunately, most cases aren’t serious, and the child recovers quickly. Read on to learn potential causes of abdominal pain.

Nov 19th, 2020
Your Child’s Flu Shot Is More Important Than Ever

September and October are always the best time for your child to get their annual flu shot before the current strains of the disease are widespread. This year, with COVID-19 in the mix, avoiding the flu is more important than usual.

Oct 6th, 2020
Returning to School and Sports with COVID-19

Returning to school has its challenges every year, but in 2020 with the COVID-19 crisis, it can be even more challenging for parents and students. Here are some recommendations to help make the transition safely.

Sep 17th, 2020
The Importance of Vaccinations during COVID

As the nation came to a halt with the COVID-19 crisis, regular routines, such as well-child doctor appointments, were put on hold. However, regular immunizations for vaccine-preventable diseases may be missed because of these disruptions.

Aug 28th, 2020
Now’s the Time To Clear Your Teen's Acne

Teen acne is a problem that affects most of the adolescent population, although it can be more severe for some. Learning how to care for teen skin at the first sign of pimples can help your child fight back against acne.

Jul 27th, 2020
Understanding the Vaccine Schedule

Tracking your child’s immunizations may not be easy given the number of vaccines recommended by authorities. The vaccination schedule is a convenient tool that can help you make sure your child receives the right protection.

Apr 16th, 2020
Is it a Bump on the Head or Something More Serious?

Concussion awareness in professional sports is all over the media. Your child, too, can suffer head injuries while participating in recreational activities, even when they’re wearing protective equipment. Read on to learn the signs of a concussion.

Mar 2nd, 2020
Is My Child Physically Ready to Play Sports?

Are you a sports fan who can’t wait to get your child involved in the game? Remember, every child has a physical learning curve when it comes to playing sports, and it’s important to be aware of the right time to sign them up.

Feb 3rd, 2020
Helping Your Child Cope with Autism

No parent is prepared to hear that their little one has autism spectrum disorder. If your child recently received this diagnosis, you’re probably wondering what to do next. Read on to learn how to help your child cope and, even better, thrive with autism.

Jan 3rd, 2020
Can My Child Get Sick From a Vaccination?

If you’re a parent, you want what’s best for your child. You may have heard some rumors about vaccines, and are wondering if they can make your child sick. Knowing the facts can help you make the right decision about getting your child vaccinated.

Dec 1st, 2019
Helping Your Teenager Cope With Acne

Fashion choices, social media, dating, and homework cause enough stress during the teen years. Don’t let adolescent acne add one more thing to worry about. Find out how you and your teen can handle breakouts.

Oct 1st, 2019
What Makes Kids More Susceptible to Ear Infections?

Ear infections are practically a rite of passage for kids. But when was the last time you heard of an adult getting an ear infection? Find out why kids are more likely to get an ear infection, as well as how to prevent and treat the infections.

Jul 3rd, 2019
What to Expect From Your Child’s Upcoming Sports Physical

Your child or teen is pumped to play baseball, basketball, or football this season, but their coach said a sports physical is required before they can play. It might feel like a formality, but this is a critical step that ensures their safety.

Jun 1st, 2019
5 Reasons Why Autism Diagnosis Is Delayed

About 1 in 59 children have autism spectrum disorder. While an early diagnosis can help children with autism develop better social skills and get resources to help them thrive, many children aren’t diagnosed until later in childhood. Find out why.

Apr 17th, 2019
Most Common Allergies in Kids

Approximately 40% of children in the United States suffer from allergies, with food allergies and hay fever leading the charge. Here’s a look at what to watch out for when it comes to kids and allergies

Mar 29th, 2019
Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.

Dec 23rd, 2020