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Concussions can have a long-term impact on kids

November 29, 2018
A recent study finds that some children may be more susceptible to concussion symptoms up to a year after the injury.

In recent years, there has been a growing awareness of the dangers caused by concussions, especially for children. Now, according to a new study, those consequences may be even more serious than anyone knew.

How to be ensure your best health while at college

November 23, 2018
Colleges are in session and students are back on campus,which often means living away from home for the first time. It is a really exciting time in the life of a young person and also presents awesome opportunities for them to start taking control of their own health.

Chief of Pediatrics explains why you should get your flu shot

November 08, 2018

The 2017-18 flu season was one of the most deadly in decades - more than 80,000 Americans died last year from the flu, almost 200 of them were children. Every year we see young, healthy people dying of influenza and influenza-related complications. This year, we've already seen flu deaths in other parts of the country.

Tips to prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

October 30, 2018
While Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is rare, it is a source of worry for many parents.

While Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is rare, it is a source of worry for many parents. We don't know exactly what causes SIDS, but we do know some ways to reduce the risk.

Still not washing your hands properly? You could make people sick.

October 11, 2018
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A recent study by the USDA shows that people are only washing their hands correctly 3% of the time. Learn the “who, what, when, where, why, and how” of proper handwashing.

Flat head syndrome FAQ

October 09, 2018
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Many cases of plagiocephaly are benign flat spots or slight abnormalities on a baby’s head that will resolve on their own over time.

New car seat recommendations for kids

September 28, 2018
The American Academy of Pediatrics has released new information and recommendations on car seats for young children. In an updated policy statement, entitled “Child Passenger Safety,” the AAP recommends children remain rear-facing as long as possible – until they reach the highest weight or height allowed by their specific seat.

Girl power: 6 ways to raise strong daughters

August 20, 2018
Tween and teen years can pose unique challenges for girls. Make sure you are the best role model for your daughter; build resiliency and confidence by helping girls meet challenges and make new discoveries.

Cut through the clamor of expectations of what girls should be and do with simple steps that can build self-confidence.

Myths and facts about back-to-school vaccinations

August 15, 2018
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Vaccines provide protection for your child against an assortment of diseases, including some that can be deadly. Let's rebut some of the arguments raised against vaccinations.

Maintaining healthy eyes in children

August 01, 2018
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August is the time to prep your child for going back to school. Coincidentally, it’s also Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month!

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