Monthly Archives: December 2015

Grown Up Shots

Adults need immunizations to protect them against vaccine-preventable diseases too. Shots can protect adults against respiratory infections like whooping cough and influenza. Adults may not have been vaccinated as a child against Hepatitis A–an infection spread by contaminated food and … Continue reading

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Healthy Habits: Wash Your Eyelashes!

Bacteria and dead skin can accumulate around the eyelashes. The glands that lubricate the eyes can also become plugged and cause irritation, inflammation and infection. Sometimes there is a stye. Keep your child’s eyes and lashes clean. Use a dilute … Continue reading

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