Wondering if you have a simple cold on your hands, or something more serious, like the flu or strep throat? Here are some signs to look for. According to Gurpreet Thind, M.D.: Viral sore throats: Tend to be associated with upper respiratory symptoms like a runny nose, nasal congestion and cough, and may be associated… Read more »
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Colder weather is on its way, so here are some tips from the American Academy of Pediatricians (aap.org) to help you dress your child for the outdoors: Wear a hood, hat, scarf or face mask as most heat loss is at the head. Keep feet dry with waterproof boots over shoes. Wear a thermal knit… Read more »
It’s swimsuit season. Joy of joys. Hallelujah. I get to put on a swimsuit. I’d rather change the diaper of a toddler who just ate three ears of corn. I’d rather pull a splinter out of a screaming child’s toe while he kicks me with the good leg. I’d rather spend the afternoon with my… Read more »
In the grim event of a mother’s serious illness, one thought dominates her mind: “What about the kids?”
The enticing flavors of kids’ medicine come in every color of the rainbow, but some kids still want none of it. What do you do when your sick child won’t take her medicine?
Renewal House Provides a New Direction for Addicted Mothers
The rise in Type ll diabetes in children is linked not only to genetics, but increasingly, to a sedentary lifestyle and an environment where health is not prioritized.
When you’re pregnant, sleep is a hot commodity. Dreams are vivid, though, and often leave a soon-to-be mom wondering what it all means.
While you can’t predict when your child might need emergency medical care, you can take steps to help him get the best care possible.
Some say it’s starting to feel like the big “IF.” If H5N1 avian – or bird-flu mutates to a human-to-human strain, it could spell worldwide pandemic … and panic.