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January 01, 2018
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Play Time! Are your children getting enough exercise?

When children are preschoolers, parents often wonder how they have so much energy—the kids always seem to be running around....more»
January 01, 2018

Be Careful With Those Cords

Window blinds have been a known child safety hazard for more than 70 years, but despite existing voluntary safety standards and prior recalls, a recent study found that window blind cords continue to pose serious strangulation risk to young children....more»
December 01, 2017
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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»
November 01, 2017
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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»
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