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Don’t Ignore these 4 Signs of Head Lice

Head lice. The mere utterance of those two words is enough to strike terror into the souls of parents who have children in daycare or elementary school. And with good reason: these fleet-footed parasitic bloodsuckers of the scalp are capable of infesting an entire home within a day, and they are notoriously difficult not only Read More…

Swimmer’s Ear and Hot Tub Folliculitis: Summer’s Water Woes

A nasty infection can certainly cause your child’s summer to take a dive and leave you wondering how to get rid of swimmer’s ear. Also known as otitis externa, swimmer’s ear is an infection of the canal that provides passage to the eardrum. Differing from a regular ear infection, it is caused when water does Read More…

5 of the Most Common Childhood Rashes and How to Identify Them

“Take a look at this,” is perhaps the phrase uttered most frequently by fledgling new parents prior to a frantic call to the doctor’s office. It generally accompanies the discovery of a perplexing cluster of red spots on a child’s skin that seemingly developed overnight. The good news is that most common childhood rashes are Read More…

5 Ways to Identify Concussions in Teenagers

It’s a hard-hitting fact: The effects of concussions can be felt for years, if not lifetimes. Often seen in young athletes, concussions in teenagers are head injuries that temporarily affect brain function. They can result from any direct blow to the head or even a blow to the body that jostles the head and the Read More…

What are cuts, scratches, and abrasions?

Cuts, scratches, and abrasions can seem extremely frightening to children. Whether they skin their knees on the driveway, scratch themselves on a thorn bush, or accidentally cut themselves with a knife, children can go from being perfectly fine one moment to having a full-out screaming tantrum the next. While any of these injuries might seem Read More…

Strains vs. Sprains

Strains and sprains are two common injuries your child should be careful of when playing sports or horsing around. Although they’re similar in name, strains and sprains actually involve damage to different parts of the body. What is a strain? A strain is a severe stretch or tear of muscles or tendons. Tendons are the Read More…

What Is Heat Exhaustion?

Heat exhaustion is an illness that typically occurs during the summer months when individuals are suffering from dehydration and have been exposed to high temperatures. Basically, the body’s core temperature becomes so hot that normal cooling processes (such as sweating) cannot help it cool down, and it loses more fluids than can be replaced. There Read More…

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