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Category Archives: Pediatric Health

MRSA: The Painful Lesson as to why I need regular pedicures!

Ever since the birth of my children, cosmetic and feel good procedures for mommy always come last. Most of the time, they don’t even happen at all. So it is … Continue reading

September 15, 2008 · 3 Comments

Measles Outbreak fueled by Autism Scares!!

Once again, the MMR vaccine and autism are being linked. But this time, it is the other way around. Concerns that the MMR vaccine causes autism has prompted many parents … Continue reading

August 21, 2008 · 1 Comment

Childhood Obesity: How to Prevent it!

One in every 5 children in America is overweight—an absolutely startling statistic. Obesity is also one of the main causes of health problems in America, including Type II Diabetes. Heredity, … Continue reading

August 19, 2008 · 1 Comment

Are Prenatal Ultrasounds Safe? Questions during Pregnancy

When you are pregnant, chances are you will have an ultrasound of the baby. While rountine ultrasounds have been proven safe..how much is too much? Are their risks associated with … Continue reading

July 29, 2008 · 1 Comment

Potty Training and Constipation

In hindsight, I guess we might have tried to push Aidan to potty train before he was ready, but 3 1/2 years old seemed plenty old enough! Actually, he potty … Continue reading

July 25, 2008 · 4 Comments

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