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Spring Allergies

Spring Allergies Are Blooming

Warm weather.  Birds are chirping.  Flowers are blooming.  Spring is here and so are the allergies.  Tree pollen is the biggest cause of spring allergies. People with severe grass and ragweed allergies will start...
When a Child Stares Without Responding

When a Child Stares Without Responding

As a pediatric neurologist, I sometimes examine young patients for “staring.” When a parent reports that their child “ stares ,” “ blanks out ” or “ zones out ,” they also report the...
Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital Pediatric Emergency Department

5 Things to Know About Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital Pediatric Emergency Department

Bon Secours Richmond Health System opened their expanded, completely separate child-friendly pediatric emergency department at Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital in March 2013 as part of a campus renovation and expansion. Bon Secours continues...
Preventing the Unthinkable: Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

Preventing the Unthinkable: Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

Thank you to everyone for your comments about this article. Your insights and reaction gave us an opportunity to modify the contents – the edited and re-posted article to reflect your concerns. The safety...
Richmond OB-GYN

Bon Secours Announces Richmond OB-GYN Expansion to Henrico County

Richmond OB-GYN, an obstetrics and gynecology provider of Bon Secours Richmond Health System, will open a new office at Bon Secours Heart and Vascular Institute building in Henrico County. The building, which serves as...
Tennis with TGA Summer Camp

Try Tennis with TGA This Summer

About a year ago, the United States Tennis Association Mid-Atlantic Section (USTA Mid-Atlantic), introduced a new tennis program to the RVA region called TGA Premier Youth Tennis. TGA introduces the lifelong sport of tennis...
Homeopathic Resource Guide for Common Childhood Ailments

Homeopathic Resource Guide for Common Childhood Ailments

Coughs, fevers, colds, earaches, scrapes and bruises...these things aren’t just part of having kids, they’re a rite of passage. As parents, we learn early on that short of keeping our kids in a bubble...
Reading Aloud With Little Ones

Reading Aloud With Little Ones

Reading with an adult should be a fun and wonderful experience for a child, and time spent reading together is about more than just the written words and pictures. Reading with a child is...
infant massage

The Many Benefits of Infant Massage

The ancient art of infant massage has been practiced for centuries by cultures around the world and is one of the earliest stimuli a parent can provide for their infant. By using simple massage...
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Grocery shopping for a happy, healthy New Year!

Having a happy and healthy shopping trip to the grocery store might seem tough when kids are coming along! With a little advance planning, you can make sure your kitchen is stocked with ingredients...

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