Month: March 2021

On this episode of MomDocs, Dr. Carrie Coughlin shares essential tips for applying sunscreen to children. The best way to apply sunscreen is to make sure to fully cover exposed skin from head to toe, including the top of the ears and under straps that can move. Many parents also want to know how long
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Chefs and cooking enthusiasts, gather around! Food is such an important part of life, which means we can spend a significant amount of time preparing meals in the kitchen. Now, we don’t know about you, but we’d rather cut that time as short as possible. After all, the best part about cooking is eating what
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If you’re looking to pack their baskets with goodies that go beyond the basic chocolate bunnies and cream eggs, look no further than these sweet Easter gifts. Photo Gallery Easter gift guide 2021 1 / 35 Credit: Modern Sprout Hatch and Grow Seed Kit
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Many children of low-income families across the country do not have access to quality health care. Lack of health care can have a domino effect, affecting educational outcomes in the classroom. School-based telehealth could offer a sustainable and effective solution, according to a new report in the Journal for Nurse Practitioners by Kathryn King Cristaldi,
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Tobacco smoke-exposed children utilize emergency and urgent care services more often than unexposed children, which contributes to a large toll on the nation’s health care system, says research led by the University of Cincinnati. The study, recently published in the journal PLOS ONE, concluded: Children who are exposed to tobacco smoke have higher pediatric emergency
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Westend61 via Getty ImagesParents should help their child find a space that feels comfortable and conducive to productive therapy sessions. The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed many of our day-to-day endeavors online ― school, work, fitness, socialization, and even mental health care. But when it comes to therapy, the virtual medium can present challenges, particularly for
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Dizziness refers to the feeling of lightheadedness or faintness. Children may feel dizzy due to various reasons. It is crucial to determine the underlying cause, as frequent fainting can pose a threat to their safety and well-being. Children feel dizzy when there is reduced blood flow to the brain for
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Tandem breastfeeding or tandem nursing refers to the practice of nursing two babies of different ages simultaneously. Although tandem breastfeeding may sound unusual to some, the practice becomes necessary if you have given birth to the second child while still breastfeeding the first one (1). Whether or not you wish
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Little kids spend a lot of time searching for one or both shoes and mastering the art of tying the laces. And it turns out parents spend a lot of time tweeting their frustrations about this reality. We’ve rounded up 45 funny tweets about kids’ (and parents’) shoe struggles. Enjoy! [1 year into a voyage
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STAQ (Safety, Transparency, Availability, Quality) Pharma and Children’s Hospital Colorado (Children’s Colorado) announced today the completion of product development work and the launch of several important sterile compounded medications that are widely used in pediatric hospitals. Offering pediatric concentrations and doses of commonly used sterile injectable compounded medications optimizes patient care and improves patient safety,
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A large study of brain MRI scans from 11,679 nine- and ten-year-old children reviewed by UC San Francisco neuroradiologists identified potentially life-threatening conditions in 1 in 500 children, and more minor but possibly clinically significant brain abnormalities in 1 out of 25 children. The results provide the best estimates to date of the true incidence
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