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Children and Warts

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Children Can Grow Different Kinds of Warts Growing up, there is a common misconception that children will get warts if they touch frogs and toads. While this is far from the truth, children are indeed far more likely to get them than anyone else. 10% to 20% of children have common warts. It’s fairly even between girls and boys, as …

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Understanding Teenage Acne

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Every Teen Has a Different Experience with Acne Virtually every teenager will experience acne in some form or another. While teenage acne is extremely common, it doesn’t make it any easier for the child dealing with it. Some cases of acne are not as severe as others. Regardless, the cause of acne remains the same. Acne can strike anyone at …

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Back to School Tips for Parents

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Parents Can Do Many Things to Help Their Child As school gets underway, parents and kids may be experiencing some added pressure and anxiety thanks to the new school year. The summer is a time of freedom and relaxation for children. Going back to school takes away much of their freedom while putting on more stress. That’s why the team …

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Sleep and Academic Performance

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Sleep is Crucial to Your Child’s Academic Success Over the summer months, many parents allowed their children to adopt irregular sleep habits, letting them stay up late or sleep in. While this was all well-intentioned, with school almost here, it’s time to get your child’s sleep back on track. Lack of sleep and erratic sleep behaviors have been linked to …

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August is National Immunization Awareness Month

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Immunizations Are Incredibly Important to You Child’s Health With August upon us, many parents are in the middle of getting their children ready for the new school year. This includes getting them school supplies, getting their sports physicals, and much more. While August does mean that school’s back, physicians across the country recognize it as National Immunization Awareness Month. The …

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When to Vaccinate Your Child

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Vaccines are Given Out Throughout Your Child’s Life One of the main goals of being a parent is trying your best to ensure that your child lives a healthy and long life. One of the most pivotal steps in keeping your child healthy is vaccines. Vaccines help protect your infants, children, and teens from preventable diseases that could become serious, …

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Healthy Summer Snacks for Your Kids

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Summer is the Perfect For Trying These Fun Snacks We are officially in the middle of summer! As with many parents, you are more than likely prepping a lot more snacks than you normally would. Your kids are spending much more time at home, and you might be packing them snacks or lunches for day camps. Regardless, many parents may …

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What is Dry Drowning?

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Drowning Remains a Constant Danger During the Summer The summer is full of fun activities for the whole family. Family vacations, camping, and trips to the beach all bring fun in the sun. However, one danger throughout the course of the summer is drowning. Traditional drowning known as submerged drowning is the most common type people are aware of, but …

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Sleep Disorders in Children

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Sleep Disorders May Cause Issues For Your Child In order for your child to be healthy and develop the necessary cognitive skills they need in life, they must get the proper amount of sleep. Unfortunately, there are many children in the U.S. that are gravely sleep deprived. In fact, the National Sleep Foundation found in a poll that more than …