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Researchers identify symptoms of teething

Researchers identify symptoms of teething

Researchers identify symptoms of teething  Babies who are teething may be a little crankier, rub their irritated gums or drool more, but they rarely suffer from fevers above 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or show any other signs of illness, according to a study in Pediatrics. Researchers also note that appetite loss, diarrhea, and sores or blisters around […]

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Vaccines may help reduce antibiotics use, fight drug resistance

Report: Vaccines may help reduce antibiotic use, fight drug resistance  A UK report showed that increased use of existing vaccines would reduce antibiotic use and help combat drug-resistant superbug infections. Treasury Minister Jim O’Neill said universal coverage with a pneumococcal conjugate vaccine could mostly prevent the 800,000 annual Streptococcus pneumonia-related deaths in children younger than […]

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New Spanish-language dental health website now online

New Spanish-language dental health website now online

New Spanish-language dental health website now online  The Campaign for Dental Health announces its new Spanish language website: Spanish.ILikeMyTeeth.org. Find information on fluoride and preventing children’s tooth decay. A search function makes it easy to ask questions and find answers about fluoridation. Resources for parents, families and health professionals are easy to download and share.

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New “Little Laura” video on medication dosing

New “Little Laura” video on medication dosing

New “Little Laura” video on medication dosing  In a newly released episode of The Healthy Children Show, Little Laura shares her top five safety tips for dosing and giving liquid medication. Parents are reminded to always use the dosing device that comes with their child’s medicine, never teaspoons or tablespoons, especially not spoons taken from a […]

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Kit Kat Cake

Kit Kat Cake

We had an employee request a Chocolate and Candy cake for their birthday. Our interpretation of that was to make a Kit Kat cake. It turned out really good! For the Cake 1 (18.25oz) box of chocolate cake mix, prepared according to package instructions For the frosting 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened 1 […]

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Do you have the Healow App?

Do you have the Healow App?

You can now CHEK-IN to our new kiosk using your Healow App! We have two kiosks on either side of the Reception window Simply click “Touch to begin” Choose the 3rd option “Scan QR Code” Open up your Healow App on your PHONE & Click on “CHECK-IN” Once you click “CHECK-IN” the QR Code will appear The kiosk […]

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Higher fiber consumption in late teens, early 20s may be linked to lower risk of later breast cancer

Higher fiber consumption in late teens, early 20s may be linked to lower risk of later breast cancer

On its website, NBC News (2/1, Fox) reports that research published in Pediatrics found “that women who ate more fiber in their late teens and 20s had a much lower risk of breast cancer later.” The “20-year study of more than 90,000 women” indicated that participants “who ate the most fiber while young had a 16 percent lower risk […]

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Higher fitness linked to reduced chance of death after first heart attack, research suggests

Higher fitness linked to reduced chance of death after first heart attack, research suggests

CBS News (2/1, Marcus) reports that research suggests “getting regular exercise not only reduces a person’s risk of heart disease, it can increase the chance of survival if a heart attack does happen, compared to people who aren’t in very good shape.” TIME (2/1, Park) reports that investigators “studied the electronic health records of more than 2,000 […]

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Face to Face beats technology for social interactions among young people

Face to Face beats technology for social interactions among young people

Face-to-face beats technology for social interaction among young people Preteens and young adults may benefit more from the social advantages of face-to-face interaction compared with text messaging and social media, according to two studies presented at the annual Society for Personality and Social Psychology convention. One of the studies followed 51 preteens and found that […]

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