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January 01, 2019
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4 Tips for Tear-Free Check-Ups

The average child will have 9 well visits in their first two years of life and at least one checkup every year after....more»
January 01, 2019

5 Tips for Staying on Track in the New Year

Once the allure of the new year wears off, it can be easy to let those resolutions for better health go by the wayside....more»
January 01, 2019
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Sesame Street Announces Homelessness Initiative with New Muppet, Lily

Sesame Workshop, the non-profit educational organization behind Sesame Street, recently announced a major new initiative to offer help and hope to the growing number of young children across the United States who are experiencing homelessness....more»
December 01, 2018
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7 Tips for Beating the Blues

Wildfires, continued violence, and other tragedies may have your child feeling anxious, stressed, or even a little depressed....more»
December 01, 2018
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Corporal Punishment, Spanking, and Shaming Officially on the Naughty List

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released a new policy statement taking a strong stance against using spanking, yelling, or shaming children as forms of discipline....more»
December 01, 2018
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Kern Health Systems to Donate $100,000 to Kern Medical's Valley Fever Institute

Kern Health Systems recently donated $100,000 to The Valley Fever Institute at Kern Medical during a check presentation ceremony at Kern Medical’s Board of Governors’ meeting....more»
December 01, 2018
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Protecting Your Family From Wildfire Smoke

The air quality across California is impacted by the wildfires, and the polluted air can cause many respiratory and other health issues, including asthma and low birth weight....more»
November 01, 2018
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Vaccines Still Critical, But More Children in the U.S. Are Not Getting Them

In the last 17 years, the percentage of children age 2 and younger who are not getting all of their vaccinations has quadrupled....more»
November 01, 2018
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Could a Hormone Produced in Breastfeeding Protect Women Against Type 2 Diabetes?

November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and a new study recently released in the journal Diabetologia indicates that the hormone prolactin, a multi-function hormone related to pregnancy and breastfeeding but also important in many other functions like metabolism, immune regulation, and even the balance of water in the body, may also impact insulin secretion and sensitivity....more»
October 01, 2018
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Stem Cells from Baby Teeth Can Regrow Dental Tissue

For those of you who worry incessantly about what could happen if your child sustains a massive injury to the mouth through sports or a fall, recent clinical trials on stem cells extracted from children’s baby teeth bring good news....more»
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