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COVID-19

COVID-19 and Kids: Talking to Our Kids About COVID-19 and Quarantine

As the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases continues to rise, panic is mounting around the world. Our media outlets are flooded with new information, heightened warnings, and an increasingly dire prediction of how this...
Allergies Symptoms Guide

Allergy Symptoms Guide

Have you questioned if your child has allergies? You’re not alone! Here’s a quick reference guide to allergic reactions and how to help from allergy and immunology specialist, Dr. Santhosh Kumar with Children’s Hospital of...

Tips For Applying Hot and Cold Pain Relief

Band-Aids at the ready. Check. A fully outfitted first aid kit complete with gauze, antiseptic, rubber gloves and more. Check. Bag of peas in the freezer. Check. Heating pad in the linen closet. Check. Moms...
Growing-Pains

Growing Pains: What They Are and How to Help

As the parent of a child with growing pains, I know it can be troublesome when a child wakes up multiple times in the middle of the night with pain in their legs. Here’s...
Pediatric Emergency

5 Things for Parents to Know about Emergency Care

Here’s the bad news: Emergencies happen 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year—even for the most cautious and well-prepared of parents.  The good news? Emergency care is always available at...

Growing Pains: Osgood – Schlatter and Sever’s Diseases

What is Osgood – Schlatter Disease? Osgood – Schlatter Disease is an inflammation of the growth plate on the top and front of the shin bone.  It frequently results in an overgrowth of the bony...
National Child Passenger Safety Week

Keeping Kids Safe in Cars: National Child Passenger Safety Week

Did you know that road injuries are the leading cause of preventable deaths and injuries to children in the U.S.? When used correctly, child safety seats can reduce the risk of death by as...
Suggest sleep bedtimes

When Is Your Child’s Bedtime?

Many parents face the eternal struggle of making sure their children get the right amount of sleep.  It can be especially difficult during the school year with the early wake times and the numerous...
Hot summer

Keep Your Cool This Hot Summer

As temperatures rise this summer, keeping your cool will help lower your likelihood of experiencing heat-related illness or distress. It is important for people of all ages to take precautions when working or playing...

Concussion Rehab: A Timely Topic

Thanks largely to the NFL, concussions have become a growing concern in our society.  The increase in recognition has naturally led to an increased need for treatment.  We now know that the old...

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