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Stuttering: Will My Child Outgrow it?

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Stuttering is common when children are learning to talk. As a parent, this can be a stressful time full of questions. It’s difficult to know what is normal and what isn’t. Stuttering usually first appears between the ages of 18 months and 5 years. Between 75-80% of all children who begin stuttering will stop within 12 to 24 months without speech therapy. If your child has been stuttering longer than 6 months, they may be less likely to outgrow it on their own. While the cause of stuttering is unknown, studies suggest that genetics play a role in the disorder.... Keep reading »
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6 Tips for Trick-or-Treating with Food Allergies

Any food centered event can introduce challenges for families and children with food allergies. Trick or treating and Halloween celebrations,... Read full post »
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Myths About Adult Congenital Heart Disease

If you’re a teen or adult who had congenital heart disease (CHD), or a heart defect, as a child, you... Read full post »
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5 Ebola Facts We Want You To Know

Update 10/24 Because we are receiving so many questions about the hospital’s preparation for handling Ebola we wanted to provide... Read full post »
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Radon: Keeping Your Family Safe

Do you know what the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States is? Do you know what... Read full post »
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4 Tips to Prevent Your Child from Choking (Video)

Choking is the leading cause of injury and death in children, especially those under age 4. A recent study found... Read full post »
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Looking for Answers: Rare Diseases and Gene Therapy Research

For parents and families of children with undiagnosed conditions, the road to diagnosis can be a long and frustrating experience.... Read full post »
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The Pros and Cons of Homemade Baby Food

Parents (and grandparents) are always eager to start babies on solid food. The most common question for pediatricians: when can... Read full post »
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Fevers: What They Are and Why They Happen

At urgent care, we address a wide variety of problems, but one of the most common concerns we discuss with... Read full post »