Monthly Archives: June 2015

Insect Repellents for Kids

Keep the bugs away. Information on choosing between DEET, picaridin, permethrin and lemon eucalyptus is available from the American Academy of Pediatrics here. Consumer Reports has a buying guide here and ratings here. Information on treat clothing with permethrin is … Continue reading

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Flu Vaccines

Flu Vaccines 2016-2017 Season UPDATE: October 3, 2016   Flu injection for 6 months to 3 years: in stock Flu injection for 3 years and older: in stock. Flumist is not recommended for this year and we will not be … Continue reading

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Baby Now and Zen: Medicine Cabinet

What should I have in the medicine chest circa 1940s? rectal thermometer absorbent cotton: one pound and toothpicks or toothpick swabs zinc ointment baby oil and cod liver oil These were suggested by Dr. Benjamin Spock in his classic baby care book. The … Continue reading

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