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September 01, 2018

The Headache of Headaches

Like adults, children can experience the gradual onset of a headache. But when should you be concerned that it’s more than just a headache? At what point should you take them to the pediatrician? According to Sarah Clark, the co-director of C....more»
September 01, 2018

Certified Healthy—New Designation for Four Local Restaurants

Four local restaurants were recently designated “Certified Healthy” by Kern County Public Health Services in an effort to help combat some of the lifestyle-related diseases that plague our county....more»
September 01, 2018

The New Threat to Teen Drivers "App and Drive"

If you have a teen that is driving, you probably are encouraging them not to use their cellphone while driving....more»
August 01, 2018

Menopause and Breast Cancer Risk

Menopause occurs when a woman’s reproductive cycle is over and she can no longer produce offspring....more»
August 01, 2018

Eye Conditions That Can Affect Children

While a loss of visual acuity is often associated with senior citizens, various diseases and conditions of the eye can affect children....more»
July 01, 2018

Tune Out!

Toddlers Who Watch a Lot of TV Struggle as Teens

The ‘screen-time’ debate is one we hear a lot about as parents of younger children....more»
July 01, 2018

They're Sweet Enough Without Sugar!

Just Nine Days Without Sugar Improved Kids' Health

It’s hard to keep sugar out of our kids’ diet without making a concerted effort these days....more»
June 01, 2018

Summer Safety Tips

The school year seemed to fly by and it’s hard to believe we are headed into summer....more»
June 01, 2018

Air Pollution Can Negatively Affect IQ

A new study indicates that long term exposure to air pollution as a pre-teen or teenager can have negative effects on cognitive abilities....more»
May 01, 2018

Coping Skills for Kids During Mental Health Awareness Month

In April 2018, the journal Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health published a study indicating that mental health issues and disorders are replacing infectious disease as the main cause of disease in children ages 4-15....more»
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