Children’s Health

(Source: Dr. Robin Gehris)

Doctors Seeing More Cases Of Hand, Foot & Mouth Disease In Kids This Summer

In the Old West, an outbreak of Hoof and Mouth Disease struck fear into the hearts of cattle drivers. The viral infection could cause cows to go lame or worse. Not to be confused with that serious disease. There is another uncomfortable, yet benign infection called Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease.

07/09/2014

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Large Fear Center In Brain May Affect Anxiety In Children

New research is showing the brains of anxious kids might actually be different than those of other kids.

06/25/2014

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Consumer Reports: Special Sunscreen For Kids Not Necessary

When you choose a sunscreen for your child, what do you look for? About a third of us buy a sunscreen that claims to be for kids, and many choose one that’s doctor-recommended, according to a Consumer Reports survey.

06/19/2014

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Experts Say Sitting Down To Dinner As A Family Is Important For Kids

Between soccer matches, band practice and your family’s complicated schedules, it may seem impossible to sit down for dinner.

09/27/2013

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Magnet Ingestion On The Rise In Children

It’s a dangerous attraction, but more and more kids are swallowing a common household item that can cause serious health problems.

08/07/2013

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