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Myths and Facts About Vaccines

Vaccines are an important defense against serious illnesses, but many misconceptions about vaccines and their safety still abound. Read on so you can separate the myths from the facts about vaccines.

Nov 1st, 2019
How to Help Your Child Prevent Eczema Flare-ups

Nothing’s worse than seeing your child suffer. And if they have eczema, it seems they’re constantly battling the irritated, red, itchy skin. You can’t cure it for them, but you can help them prevent flare-ups. Here’s how.

Oct 1st, 2019
What Are the Benefits of Circumcision?

When your newborn baby boy is born, one of the first questions you will need to answer will be whether to circumcise your child. Although previously seen as a religious exercise, circumcision is now widely seen as beneficial.

Sep 1st, 2019
The Link Between Stress and Hives

When your kid comes to you with itchy red bumps that aren’t acne or bug bites, they could very well be hives. This common rash can appear for various reasons, including stress. Find out how stress and hives are linked and what you can do about it.

Aug 1st, 2019
Can My Child Still Be an Athlete With Asthma?

If your child is one of the more than six million in the United States with asthma, you still want them to be able to play sports like other kids. Find out how to make that possible for your child.

Jul 3rd, 2019
Lifestyle Changes That Can Help Minimize Asthma Attacks

One minute your child is playing, and the next they are wheezing and gasping for air. It’s almost as if they are under water and cannot catch their breath. Your child is having an asthma attack, and it’s scary each and every time it happens.

Feb 6th, 2019
How Children Are Typically Diagnosed With Food Allergies

Having a sick child is never fun. It’s even worse when they keep getting sick and you’re not sure why. Sometimes, simply diagnosing even the slightest food allergies can have a significant impact on your child’s health and happiness.

Jan 10th, 2019
Top 5 Health Benefits for Your Baby

Though a highly personal decision, choosing to circumcise your newborn son carries several health benefits that will serve him for life. Find out what those benefits are and make an educated decision about your son’s circumcision.

Dec 7th, 2018
Top Treatment Options for Hives in Children

Hives in children can range from irritating to frightening. But whether your child has occasional mild hives or severe and frequent hives, there are treatment options that can offer them relief.

Nov 14th, 2018
Why There's a New Flu Shot Every Year

Summer is barely over, and sniffles and sneezes have already begun. Now's the time to book your appointment for your annual influenza shot. Discover what makes the flu virus so unique that a yearly shot is necessary to protect you and your family.

Oct 18th, 2018
The Importance of Childhood Vaccines

Most adults know that they need to vaccinate their child. You may not always know exactly why vaccination is important or how routine immunizations protect not only your child, but public health at-large.

Aug 15th, 2018
Managing Your Child’s Asthma While Traveling

Asthma is a common childhood condition, affecting about 9 million U.S. kids under 18. While there is no cure for asthma, you can reduce the frequency of asthma attacks and manage symptoms such as wheezing, coughing, and shortness of breath with an effectiv

Jul 20th, 2018
5 Tips for Preventing Pediatric Sports Injuries

Organized sports can help children and teens stay fit, stretch their limits, and learn good sportsmanship. Here are some ways you can help your young athlete avoid injury on the field, in the gym, or wherever their sport takes them.

Jun 16th, 2018