December 12, 2019

“Key Facts About Seasonal Flu Vaccine”

“Flu Vaccination” “Why should people get vaccinated against flu?” “Influenza is a potentially serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and sometimes even death. Every flu […]
December 3, 2019

“When does pinkeye require treatment?”

“Pinkeye can be caused by a virus or bacteria, though most cases are caused by a virus. Viral eye infections typically do not require any treatment. […]
November 22, 2019

“Help with heartburn”

“Occasional heartburn is common for most people. They can manage the discomfort by taking medications, regulating the types of food they eat and making other lifestyle […]
October 29, 2019

“Nation’s Top Health Organizations Band Together to Urge Patients to Get Flu Vaccinations to Prevent Serious Health Risks”

“For the first time, the American Lung Association, the American Diabetes Association (ADA), and the American Heart Association (AHA) have come together to raise an important […]
December 3, 2019

“When does pinkeye require treatment?”

“Pinkeye can be caused by a virus or bacteria, though most cases are caused by a virus. Viral eye infections typically do not require any treatment. […]
March 22, 2018

Restless legs syndrome in kids

“Does your child toss and turn at night, and have trouble sleeping? It might be restless legs syndrome.” “Dr. Suresh Kotagal, a Mayo Clinic pediatric neurologist […]
March 5, 2018

Obesity in Young Kids on the Rise

“New data published in Pediatrics reveals an alarming trend in childhood obesity in the U.S. The data shows an increase in obesity for kids age 2–5 from about 9 […]
December 11, 2017

Does your child have a sore throat?

“Is your child complaining of a dry and itchy throat? He or she may have a sore throat caused by a viral infection.” “’Sore throats are […]
October 31, 2017

October is SIDS Awareness Month

“Ways To Reduce the Risk of SIDS and Other Sleep-Related Causes of Infant Death” “Research shows that there are several ways to reduce the risk of […]
August 23, 2017

Schooling kids on hand-washing

“‘Back-to-school time is an important [opportunity] to talk to your kids about good hand hygiene,’ says Dr. Alva Roche Green, a Mayo Clinic pediatrician.  According to the Centers […]