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Child Health

7 ways to raise a well-rounded child

December 5, 2019
From attachment issues to healthy relationships with food, parents play an integral role in helping their children live their healthiest lives

Halloween safety tips

October 31, 2019
As parents take their children out and about to trick-or-treat during Halloween, a nurse suggests some helpful safety considerations to follow

Avoiding dehydration

August 29, 2019
Staying hydrated throughout the day makes it easier to prevent dehydration, and ultimately heat stroke, during after-school sports

How long am I contagious?

August 20, 2019

Whether a child or an adult, a registered nurse gives some basic guidelines on how to tell if you should stay home with a short-term, possibly contagious illness.

The truth about acetaminophen’s effects on vaccines

August 20, 2019
Some people believe taking an over-the-counter fever reducer before a vaccine disrupts the body’s immune response, but that may be false

3 signs of mental illness in children

July 5, 2019
Signs that your child or teenager may need assistance to improve their mental health, and how you can help

Top 5 injuries and illnesses of the summer

May 31, 2019
Summer is a time fun in the sun, but this fun is often associated with certain injuries and illnesses

Do I have allergies or a cold?

April 16, 2019
Seasonal allergies can cause a number of symptoms like sneezing, coughing and itchy eyes, but they do not cause fever

Child abuse: It’s everyone’s business

April 11, 2019
A forensic nurse discusses the role of physical child abuse, emotional child abuse, sexual child abuse and neglectful child abuse in society

Teething tips and tricks

November 11, 2016
Getting your child off to a good start with their new teeth