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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
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Dr. Kirk: Conscious Parenting

Mother stomps into the house, fretting over how much she recently paid for medicine at Costco....more»
October 01, 2017
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You Can Do It: Designer Trick-or-Treat Bags

With the approach of Halloween each year, smart merchandisers are working their magic to lure us into stores not just for trendy, pricey Halloween costumes but the complete get-up, which naturally includes trinkets and props, such as wands, lanterns, swords, crowns or lightning bolts....more»
September 01, 2017

Penicillin Allergy? Maybe Not

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»
September 01, 2017
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Give Them the Correct Dose

A July 2017 Pediatrics study found that more than 80 percent of parents made at least one dosing error when measuring liquid medications for children....more»
July 01, 2017
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6 ways to have fun despite the heat

We love summer, but face it, some days it can be too hot to be outside. When the heat index is maxed-out, try some of these fun activities to keep your mind sharp, body moving, and kids entertained....more»
July 01, 2017
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Education News

285+ Suggestions for Summer Reading

Do your kids love to read or be read to? Or is it a struggle to get them to sit down with a book? Either way, there is a book for that!
    Tom Torlakson, state superintendent of public instruction, recently unveiled an additional 285 award-wining titles to the "Recommended Literature: Prekindergarten Through Grade Twelve" list.
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July 01, 2017
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An Egg a Day for Great Growth

Who would guess, but there is a connection between eating eggs and growing taller. Scientists have found an interesting connection between eggs and stunted growth in children....more»
July 01, 2017
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Overactive Bladder: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Bedwetting is a normal occurrence of children until they are about 5 or 6 years of age, although most outgrow it by the age of 3....more»
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