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A Cure for Food Allergies? Not Just Yet.

Food Allergy Sign
In the United States, approximately 5-8% of all children have a food allergy. Any one of the parents of these children will tell you that they cannot wait for a cure. Food allergy reactions can occur after ingestion of just a trace amount of food. Symptoms occur very rapidly and can be life threatening for many. Parents of children with food allergy need to remain constantly vigilant, communicate with all caregivers and school personnel, and must always remain prepared in case of accidental ingestion. Needless to say, living with a food allergy can be challenging, particularly when young children are... Keep reading »
Norovirus

Norovirus: What You Need to Know

We are officially into spring, yet we are still seeing heavy virus activity circulating in our community. Influenza and RSV... Read full post »
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What is Autism?

Autism Spectrum Disorder, or more commonly referred to as Autism, is a neurological disability that causes problems with social communication... Read full post »
Breast Milk Bottles

Cow’s Milk Found in Online Breast Milk

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Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month

You may not be aware of it, but April is Autism Awareness Month.  In fact, April 2nd is designated World... Read full post »
The ABCs of BMI

The ABCs of BMI

When is the last time you heard (or said) something like this: “Oh, it’s just baby fat. They’ll grow out... Read full post »
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Toddler Nutrition: How Much is Enough?

Is your child’s stomach as big as yours?  Children are much smaller than adults so it is important to remember... Read full post »
Injury Prevention in Young Athletes

Injury Prevention in Young Athletes

Whether your son or daughter is playing a sport year-round, participating in private lessons/coaching, or playing on an elite AAU... Read full post »
Are Laxatives Safe for Children?

Are Laxatives Safe For Children?

The FDA recently released information that very small amounts of ethylene glycol and diethylene glycol have been found in some... Read full post »