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December 01, 2017

All I Want for Christmas is…two front teeth!

All Bella Bozeman wants for Christmas is for Santa to bring her two front teeth! But in the meantime, she’ll settle for a visit from the Tooth Fairy....more»
December 01, 2017

Kids Who Play Multiple Sports Are More Likely to Remain Active

Recent research from the American Academy of Pediatrics suggests that specializing in a single sport during childhood, compared with sampling a variety of recreational youth sports, may decrease the odds a child will still participate in athletic activities during adolescence....more»
November 01, 2017

Engineer It, Girl!

Engineer It, Girl! will be held on Saturday, November 18 from 9 a.m. 11 a.m. at California State University Bakersfield....more»
November 01, 2017

Children Who Sleep Less at Higher Risk of Diabetes

Children who slept on average one hour less a night had higher risk factors for Type 2 diabetes, including higher levels of blood glucose and insulin resistance, according to a new study....more»
November 01, 2017

Penicillin "Allergy" not Always an Actual Allergy

Penicillin is the most commonly reported medication allergy in pediatric emergency departments, affecting how often doctors prescribe the effective and inexpensive first-line antibiotic....more»
October 01, 2017

Unmasking Real-Life Heroes

It’s that time of year when children and parents head to the store in search of the perfect disguise for a night of trick-or-treating or a Halloween party....more»
October 01, 2017

The Impact of Scary Movies on Children

It’s time for Halloween, which brings the surge of scary movies in theaters and on television....more»
October 01, 2017

Dr. Kirk: Conscious Parenting

Mother stomps into the house, fretting over how much she recently paid for medicine at Costco....more»
October 01, 2017

Smiling: Kind is the New Cool

Nowadays, October has become practically synonymous with Halloween. For many people, this means one thing above all else: dressing up! Costumes and face paint can be loads of fun, but there's one thing we can always leave on....more»
October 01, 2017

Hypertension in Teens on the Rise

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is normally associated with older people. But it is on the rise in teens and children and is now in the Top 5 chronic diseases in children....more»
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