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Antibiotics and Sick Kids

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but the kids are more likely to be sick. Some of the reasons why children are sicker from October through March include: Close contact with classmates. More indoor time with shorter days … Continue reading

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Probiotics

Probiotics are supplements or foods with living organisms that can affect the microflora or microbiome living in the human intestinal tract. Your microbes do a ton of things from helping to digest your food to making vitamin K, and they … Continue reading

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Medicine Cabinet 101: Creams and Ointments

Tubes of creams and ointments have a habit of falling out of the medicine cabinet. While you’re in there wondering where they all came from and checking expiration dates, here’s the three most versatile and cost-effective generics to keep on … Continue reading

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