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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 [...]
Does your child have a fever? While fever may be a sign of illness, it may also be a part of the cure. If your child has a fever, do you automatically reach for the medicine [...]
Now that cold medications aren’t recommended for young children, how should parents treat a child’s cold? The common cold is called common for a good reason. In fact, it turns out that cold viruses are so [...]
According to a Finnish study, babies who have close contact with dogs or cats during their first year of life are less likely to experience respiratory infections such as colds and ear infections, compared to those [...]
Should your child be getting a flu vaccine? Flu Vaccines Hi. I’m Joanne Wilson with The Parent Report. Now that fall is officially here, we can count on one thing. More colds and flues. It’s why [...]
When does your child’s sore throat need to be seen by a doctor. Sore Throats Most sore throats are of little concern and they run their course after a day or so. But strep throat can be [...]
A look at the many causes of hearing loss and impairment in children. Causes of Hearing Loss When it comes to hearing loss, the elderly usually come to mind. But hearing loss can and does happen [...]
Why you should never use over-the-counter cough and cold remedies on young kids. Dangers of Cold Medication with Young Children The latest studies suggest that a little honey can go a long way in alleviating a [...]
That bedtime bottle may soothe your baby tonight, but the milk or juice inside it could lead to major dental problems tomorrow. Sucking is a normal, natural reflex for infants. Besides the fact that without this [...]
Why serving your child a healthy breakfast is a must. Healthy Breakfasts They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day and no wonder. Most children will have gone a full ten or more [...]
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