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How Do I Stop Getting Sick?

Fast fact: most viral infections enter the body through the eyes, nose or throat. It takes discipline, but don’t touch your eyes, nose or throat unless you have just wished your hands.

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When Should I Keep my Baby or Child Home?

Babies and kids can get sick up to a dozen times a year as they build their immunity to common childhood diseases. Each infection can last up to two weeks, so parents often wonder when to keep their child home … Continue reading

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What Color is your Snot?

   

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Humidifier

Humidifier or Vaporizer? Humidifier, hands-down. A cool mist humidifier is what you want to sooth irritated airways. Vaporizers heat water into steam and they can burn or scald children who are naturally curious and active. It’s unclear whether adding anything … Continue reading

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Home Remedies for Colds from Around the World

During the cough and cold season, I always remember this article from Pediatrics in Review¬†about¬†Home Remedies for Colds from Around the World. Home care is what doctors recommend when the body needs a tincture of time to heal itself. Teas … Continue reading

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When Your Kids are Sick

Here are some articles for families of little and not so little ones for those sick days: When Kids Get Sick A Cough and Cold Primer Medicine Tastes Yucky The American Academy of Pediatrics has updated their site for parents … Continue reading

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