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How to Prevent Ear Infections While Swimming

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The beautiful sunny days of summer have arrived! But for some kids with ear problems, summer brings unwanted trouble – ear trouble. Ear infections can occur all year long, but they can limit a child’s water play activities during the summer. Ear infections occur in the middle ear space (otitis media) and in the ear canal (otitis externa or “swimmer’s ear”). Some of the most common treatments for ear infections can be oral or topical antibiotics like “ear drops”. In some cases, doctors will recommend surgical ear tube placement. The good news is that ear infections like swimmer’s ear can... Keep reading »
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Why We Talk about Poop for a Peeing Problem

Is your child urgently running to the bathroom and having urinary accidents? Is your child experiencing urinary tract infections (UTIs)... Read full post »
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Homemade Baby Food: The Danger of Botulism

During our last blog post, we talked about the danger of nitrates in homemade baby food. Today I want to... Read full post »
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Does your Child Need a Sports Physical?

It’s that time of year again. Time for Pre-Participation Exams (PPE) or better known as sports physicals. All young athletes’... Read full post »
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Should Women with Diabetes Breastfeed?

Moms who have diabetes of any kind (type 1, type 2 or diabetes during pregnancy) are no different from other... Read full post »
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Broken Bones 101

Whether you have toddlers or teens, you are familiar with the fact that kids regularly test the law of gravity.... Read full post »
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Fireworks Safety

It’s that time of year again for backyard BBQ’s and holiday celebrations! Various local cities and towns will have fireworks... Read full post »
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10 Tips for Families New to Type 1 Diabetes

A diabetes diagnosis can be scary. Learning about the condition, its management, and medications such as insulin can be overwhelming.... Read full post »
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You Can Change the Future of 3D Printing

3D printing: If you haven’t heard of it, you’re either blissfully insulated from today’s media or a purposeful avoider of... Read full post »