Was your child’s first food rice cereal? You’re probably not alone. But growing amount of research is pointing to a connection between arsenic in brown and white rice that can potentially harm a child’s immune system and intellectual development. So … Continue reading
Yearly Archives: 2016
It’s the beginning of flu season, and in order to avoid a high fever, severe aches and a nasty cough, a flu shot could help patients lessen their symptoms or avoid them all together. Since the flu virus is always evolving, scientists are … Continue reading
According to a CDC obesity report, childhood obesity has doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years. While there are many contributing factors, many experts agree that children do not get enough exercise.
Of the 157 million women in the United States, the CDC has reported that only 433 lab tests have shown traces of the Zika virus. While these numbers may seem low, the Florida Department of Health has recently issued a statement … Continue reading
During August, organizations around the world spread awareness about breastfeeding and how it can benefit babies in all communities. Across the world, only about 38% of infants are exclusively breastfed.
You may be looking forward to your family vacation this summer, but on the back of your mind you’re worrying about traveling with your kids. Are you forgetting anything? Here are a few tips for traveling by car, plane and … Continue reading
It’s that time of year again, the weather is getting nicer and you may be doing activities with your kids outside. Follow our tips for staying safe and healthy outdoors.
Do you ever think your child develops too many ear infections? While ear infections are common in children, there may be an underlying cause for repeat or chronic ear infections that needs to be treated.
Immunizations are a hot topic lately, especially during the month of April as its National Infant Immunization and World Immunization Week.
There is a wealth of medical knowledge on the internet, so how do you know who to trust when it comes to your child’s health? Download these trusted and helpful pediatric mobile apps to stay up to date on child developmental … Continue reading