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How Cold Weather Affects Your Health

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Wear Several Layers To Stay Warm This Winter November is here, which means the holiday season is officially underway. While this time of year is loved by many because of the holidays and the chance to spend time with family, not as many people are fans of the cold weather associated with the holiday season. Even though Texas remains warmer …

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The Importance of Flu Vaccines

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Your Child Should Get a Flu Shot Every Year As we continue towards the end of the year, the month of October is an important time for many families. It typically means that Fall is in full swing, bringing with it cooler weather and shorter days. However, October also marks the beginning of the holiday season with Halloween at the …

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October is National Learning and Development Month

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There are Countless Opportunities To Learn In Life From the moment you are born, your body and mind are constantly growing, developing, and learning. As an infant and a young child, your ability to learn and retain information is much stronger and more efficient than it is when you get older. However, that does not mean learning should be stopped …

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What Are Lice?

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Lice Are Not an Indication of Poor Hygiene Lice, the plural form of louse, are a common problem that children, especially those in elementary school, encounter. While they are a nuisance, they do not pose a danger to your children. Head lice, the most common type, do not carry or spread disease. When your child has an infestation of head …

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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 …