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5 Tips for Staying Safe in the Sun

Children love to play outside on beautiful, sunny days – whether they’re riding bikes, playing on the swing set, or throwing around a ball. Even in the dog days of summer – where stepping outside seems like running into a wall of heat – your children beg you to play outside with their friends. Except Read More…

How Can You Prevent Dehydration?

Whether the temperature is 30 degrees or 90 degrees, most children like to go outside and play. As constant balls of energy, it’s easy for them to forget about uncomfortable weather while running around, riding bikes, or playing sports. However, there are certain dangers that come with extreme temperatures. In the summer, one of 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…

What is Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease?

Lately, KinderMender has seen lots of patients displaying symptoms of one particular illness: the aptly-named Hand, Foot, and Mouth disease. This illness is not to be confused with illnesses that affect barnyard animals: Hoof and Mouth disease or Mad Cow Disease, both of which bring to mind images of ravenous cows foaming at the mouth. Read More…

Promoting a Positive Body Image to Your Children

Like adolescents and adults, children can develop a negative attitude toward their own bodies, regardless of age, size, or weight. These body image issues can affect many facets of their lives, including their self-esteem, eating habits, anxiety levels, and the way that they take care of their bodies. While culture and media play a big Read More…

13 Ways to Exercise With Your Children

In today’s society, your child might be more accustomed to pick up his iPod or turn on the TV instead of going outside to play (like in the olden days!). Undoubtedly, exercise is one of the most important factors of raising a healthy child. Unfortunately, the activities completed during school recess or physical education usually Read More…

20 Healthy Snacks for Your Kids

Usually, the least nutritious time of the day is the period after school and before dinner. During this time, kids generally reach for fatty and unhealthy snacks, such as chips and soda, and sit in front of the TV to watch their favorite shows. Then, after filling up, they are usually not even hungry for Read More…

How to Raise Healthy Eaters

Although our meals have become faster – and fattier – in nature, many parents still have to endure the occasional meal time tantrum when children do not want to eat what is given to them. Whether it’s because of allergies, intolerances, or dislikes, parents are finding it harder and harder to feed their family healthy Read More…

What are the Side Effects of Antibiotics?

Antibiotics, as we discussed in another blog post,are great tools for fighting infections that are caused by bacteria, fungi, and certain types of parasites. Primarily, doctors use antibiotics to fight very common ailments, including sinus infections, staph infections, and urinary tract infections, but antibiotics can also be used to treat some types of pneumonia and Read More…

Strep Throat vs. Sore Throat

Often, waking up with the feeling of a hoarse throat coupled with a stuffy, runny nose, means the beginning of a cold. But how do you know when that sore throat is a symptom of a much larger problem, such as the flu or even strep throat? In this blog post, we will discuss the Read More…

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