The latest report from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) is that there have been 84 pediatric deaths related to the current flu season. If your child is diagnosed with the flu, can the medicine Tamiflu help ease their symptoms? Or are there more side effects from taking it? In her latest blog, Dr. Jaime Friedman breaks it all down for concerned parents.
Who has time for breakfast in the hustle and bustle of this busy season? You and your kids do! Dr. Anna Mendenhall suggests 10 quick and easy, nutritious and delicious ideas in her latest blog. There are even a few grab-and-go tips too! Don’t leave home hungry.
The holiday season is upon us, and it’s the perfect time to share traditional foods and recipes with your family. Dr. Jaime Friedman reviews some kitchen safety basics to help you make sure the kids are safe while cooking, baking and making new holiday memories!
No one wants to see their child struggling in school, but thankfully there are certain guidelines to follow to have your child properly evaluated. Dr. Jaime Friedman outlines how to navigate the system at your child’s school to see if they have a learning disability or other learning issues.
Have you heard of the 5-2-1-0 rule for a healthy lifestyle? In our latest video, Dr. Sarah Lindback explains the benefits of following the program that includes 5 fruits and vegetables per day, 2 hours or less of screen time, 1 hour per day of physical activity and 0 sugary beverages. Teaching our children these healthy habits from an early age can help prevent obesity, diabetes and other ailments later in life.
Zits, pimples, blackheads – Your guide to Acne 101
Did you know acne is the most common skin condition seen in the United States? Along with other physical changes going on during puberty, your child may also start breaking out with blemishes. Don’t worry! In her latest blog, Dr. Jaime Friedman explains that there are lots of treatment options.
Your child’s back to school annual physical is an important way to make sure they stay healthy throughout the whole school year. In this video, Dr. Gina Mangine reviews all the things that you can expect at your child’s exam. Take a minute to watch so you’ll be prepared!
Wednesday, June 21stis National ASK Day. This campaign promotes a simple idea with the potential to help keep kids safe. It encourages parents to ASK if there is an unlocked gun in the homes where their children play. Dr. Jaime Friedman’s recent blog which includes her podcast, “Gun safety, ASK Day & Coordinating a playdate”, reviews many helpful tips for parents when their kids visit a friend’s house.
With so much information out there about kids and ADHD, it can be overwhelming separating fact from fiction. In this video, Dr. Nicholas Levy explains how avoiding certain foods may help lessen your child’s symptoms of ADHD.
Irritation, redness, and a watery discharge are just some of the symptoms of conjunctivitis, or “pink eye”. In her latest blog, Dr. Jaime Friedman explains how common it can be, especially in younger children. It’s not serious, as Dr. Friedman reassures, and parents should not to be too concerned.