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Bronchiolitis Symptoms and Treatment

Bronchiolitis is an inflammation of the bronchioles of the lungs. The bronchioles are the smallest branches of the respiratory airways – separating the larger bronchial tubes from the very small air sacs were oxygen is fed into your bloodstream. Bronchiolitis is is typically only seen in infants and small children. …

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Toxic Toys the Unseen Dangers to Children

Play has often been referred to as a child’s work, and his toys his tools. Possessing the ability to teach him/her to investigate, observe, reason, remember, build, and coordinate, one should never underestimate the value of the right toy. However, due to past and even more recent studies, something as …

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How to Relieve Nasal Congestion in Infants

There is little worse for a parent than listening to our sleeping infant struggle to breathe through a congested nose. At least, not until our child reaches their teenage years and ventures into circumstances we cannot know and therefore cannot easily protect them from. Not only are our young children’s …

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Impetigo causes of Impetigo Treatment of Impetigo

Impetigo is a contagious skin infection that affects the outer layers of the skin. It usually presents itself in the form of blisters or sores on the skin of the face, neck and hands. In babies, it can occur in the diaper area of the body. It is one of …

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Arre the Symptoms an Allergy or something else

Many infants develop allergies very early on, often in the first few months of life.  Infant allergies can easily be misdiagnosed as their symptoms frequently mimic the symptoms of other infant conditions such as colic, finicky eating habits, teething, even a cold or the flu.  Parents need to recognize what …

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Breast changes during Puberty in Teenagers

Adolescence is a time of incredible change, the passage from childhood in to adulthood.   This is the time period in which teens begin puberty.  Puberty specifically refers to the physiologic changes that prepare a teenager’s body for reproduction.  It is common for teenagers to worry that the physical changes occurring …

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How to take a Babys Axillary Temperature

Although a rectal temperature is more accurate, taking an axillary temp is useful for babies or very young children. It is much simpler, but takes longer and is not as accurate. The degree of accuracy is dependent upon how well the parent follows the directions. To prepare for taking an …

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Common Fall School Sport Injuries

Is it bad? Can I still play tomorrow? This is usually the statement heard by all adults after sports related injury to a child occurs. Unfortunately the answer is often devastating that moment and forgotten in a week when the injury has faded. The most common sports injuries fall into …

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