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Preventing your child from getting discolored teeth from fluorosis. Kids Dental Care There’s nothing like tooth-brushing and flowing to keep children’s pearly whites white and cavity free. And according to pediatric dentist, Dr. Richard Cramer, the [...]
A look at the childhood illness whose bark is worse than its bite. Croup Croup is a condition, caused by a virus that causes inflammation of the upper airways. If it’s severe enough that a child [...]
Why kids can sometimes be afraid of doctors and illness. Fear of Poor Health Has your child started to tell you that she’s afraid of going to the doctor? Or maybe afraid of getting sick? Believe [...]
When should a child’s headache be seen by a doctor. Headaches It’s easy to feel worried when a child has a headache. And headaches that worsen or occur frequently, are accompanied by vomiting, visual changes, or [...]
A recent study out of the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, has shown just how difficult it is to curb the TV viewing time of young children. According to researchers, children who spend too much time [...]
A new study suggests that vaccinating young children against the flu significantly reduces emergency room visits. After comparing the number of children that visited ER departments at Montreal’s Children’s Hospital and the Children Hospital in Boston, [...]
What to do with your child’s pounds of Halloween candy. Halloween Candy So, all year long you work hard at serving nutritious food to your kids and limiting junk food, only to have your efforts sabotaged [...]
How much salt in a child’s diet is too much? Salt in Diets Lately we’re hearing a lot about the fact that there is too much salt in our diets, with children averaging between 2000 and [...]
A look at what many have called “the kissing disease”. Mononucleosis. Mononucleosis Mononucleosis has often been called the kissing disease, probably because it’s spread through saliva. It most commonly affects older kids and teens, but kissing [...]
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