Caused either by a direct blow to the head, face, neck or elsewhere on the body with a resultant force transmitted to the brain.… Read More

Healthy Sleeping Habits

Children need sleep but at the same time, there is an increasing demand on their time from school (e.g., homework), sports and other extracurricular and social activities.… Read More

Consumer Product Safety Commission

If you are concerned about product recalls in regards to new toys your children are receiving you can link to CPSC and search for products or become part of an email list.… Read More


Summertime is here, and with it comes the annual issue of sun protection. Evidence continues to mount that sunlight poses health threats. Over time, over-exposure leads to sunburn with discomfort, wrinkles, freckles, cataracts, and skin cancers, which are rising at an alarming rate.… Read More


Significant problems with behavior and lack of attention often result in identification as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Children with ADHD characteristically have difficulty focusing on a task, are distractible, behave impulsively, and are hyperactive and disruptive.… Read More

Thumbs, Fingers, and Pacifiers

Does your baby suck his thumb or use a pacifier? Don’t worry, these habits are very common and have a soothing and calming effect. The need to suck is present in all infants.… Read More

Benadryl Dosing

Diphenhydramine, the active ingredient in Benadryl, is a type of medicine that provides temporary relief of allergy symptoms, including those associated with insect bites and stings.… Read More

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