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Things that Go Bump in the Night (Keeping your Baby's Crib Safe)

Publish Date: 5/25/2016
Who would have thought that crib bumper pads – those soft and colorful bedding accessories for precious little ones – are more harmful than helpful and can even be deadly? A new study shows that the number of deaths and injuries attributed to bumper pads has increased significantly in recent years…
General Health
Pediatrics

Are You Making Your Kids Fat?

Publish Date: 2/17/2016
Can’t remember the last time your family ate dinner together around the kitchen table? Is the TV a guest at every meal? Do you let your kids skip breakfast? Do you insist that everyone clean their plate? These are just a few of the reasons children struggle with overeating and weight gain today. It’s within your power to make easy lifestyle changes for the health of your family.
Child Health
Pediatrics
Kristine G. Williams

Clearing the Smoke Screen

Publish Date: 7/1/2015
Your teenager has a new habit – e-cigarettes. Over the past few years, a new generation of American teens has taken up these battery-powered smoking devices who see them as fashionable accessories and a clean, “safe” way to indulge in a grown-up habit. Are e-cigarettes a harmless fun fad or a teen health risk?
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Child Health
Adolescent Medicine
Pediatrics
Sarah Garwood

Is it Strep?

Publish Date: 4/30/2015

A parent’s initial fear when a child complains about a sore throat is usually, could it be strep? Here is some helpful information when you hear “Mommy, daddy -- my throat hurts.”


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Child Health
Pediatrics
Rachel C. Orscheln

Be Educated, Get Your Child Vaccinated!

Publish Date: 4/30/2015
Vaccinations against life-threatening diseases are one of the greatest public health achievements in history. Yet, even today, one in four children in the United States is not fully vaccinated.
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Child Health
Alla Dorfman
Pediatrics