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Assessing Serious Animal Bites

Most of the time family pets are benevolent balls of fur, but the animal instinct will prevail when a curious toddler gets a little too intrusive. Knowing how to handle animal bites is key...
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Surviving A Tick Bite & Lyme Disease

Labor day is now an afterthought. The white sundresses have been stowed away and the back to school deals are in full swing. Early fall days and beautiful Indian summers are accompanied by the...
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Parents Allegedly Find Glass In Huggies Baby Wipes

Parents are outraged after a video surfaced online of one Florida mother claiming that the Huggies baby wipes she bought contained pieces of glass. Angel Bradshaw of Port Orange posted a video on Facebook showing...
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Does Your Child Have A Milk Allergy?

Kids with food allergies can react differently. Tummy aches, hives, rashes or wheezing in older kids are signs that may clue parents in to a possible food allergy. An allergy in an infant is...
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Should Overweight Kids Diet?

Junk food can act like a drug. Kids craving a fix do not have the foresight to realize that a nightly sleeve of Oreos or a daily jumbo-sized bag of chips will lead to...

What Is Failure To Thrive?

It may be odd to hear about a local diagnosis of “failure to thrive," since the term sounds more like it should describe the image of an orphan in an impoverished country. The diagnosis...
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Parents Are Outraged Over Honest Company Sunscreen

Jessica Alba's The Honest Company has come under a major attack by parents. Dozens of parents are slamming The Honest Company sunscreen because they claim it doesn't work. People have taken to social media and Amazon,...
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Troubleshooting The Elimination Diet

Elimination diets are not miracles, though sometimes are touted as such, and can bring their own set of challenges. When managed well and used as a tool to identify food sensitivities that can be...
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New Car Seat Will Save Babies From Hot-Car Death

Every summer we hear of tragic stories about babies left in their car seats in the heat. In many cases,  these situations end in the death of a child. Now, one company is trying to put...
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A Week Of Meals On A Gluten, Dairy And Egg Elimination Diet

Cooking on an elimination diet is both easy and difficult. Easy because there's less options and difficult because that can get boring. So far I have focused on a few staple recipes and haven't...
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The Ultimate Egg Allergy Guide

A mystery rash that crops up after a toddler munches on scrambled eggs, a chocolate chip cookie, spaghetti or another egg-based product may be a sign of an egg allergy. According to the American College...
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Make Your Own Tick Spray & Enjoy A Worry-Free Summer

As an Arizona girl, I’m not used to dealing with many insects. Other than scorpions, most creepy crawlers simply wither away and die in the extreme heat. Now, living in Washington State, I have...
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How To Get Started On An Elimination Diet

About a month ago some patches of dry, reddish skin showed up on my son's belly. At first I didn't think much of it, but over the course of a few weeks the patches...

10 Reasons Why Your Child Is Having Stomach Pain

Stomach pain in kids is as common as the sniffles, but sometimes the cause may be more serious. Here are ten common culprits: Gastroenteritis: Crampy, diffuse abdominal pain along with fever, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea may...

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Pasta Night: Spaghetti & Zucchini Noodles With Bacon

There's something about food that always has the power to bring everyone together. Whether it's because it tastes delicious or we're all gathered around...