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Preventative Care - ”Sick Days”
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Whooping cough Q&A: What do I need to know?
Healthy Kids blog Editor
Tue, Mar 19, 2013, 10:38 AM
Whooping cough is making a comeback. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 41,000 cases last year in the United States...
Talking to your teens about STDs
Thu, Mar 7, 2013, 6:00 AM
Adolescents have sex, whether parents want to face it or not. Teens need to know that one serious consequence of having sex is acquiring sexually...
New guidelines for treating ear infections
Thu, Feb 28, 2013, 6:00 AM
Although the American Academy of Pediatrics did not issue any radical new ideas on preventing middle ear infections in children in a new report...
How can you prepare for a child's ER visit
Hazel Guinto-Ocampo, M.D.
Chief of Pediatric Emergency Services at Nemours duPont Pediatrics/Bryn Mawr Hospital
Tue, Feb 5, 2013, 6:00 AM
Taking your children to the emergency room can be a stressful experience. In a two part series this week, Hazel Guinto-Ocampo, M.D., chief...
Norovirus: Is my child at risk?
Stephen Aronoff, M.D., M.B.A
Tue, Jan 29, 2013, 9:32 AM
It’s not only the flu striking hard this year. A new strain of norovirus is the cause of over 50 percent of outbreaks that began last...
How to keep your food (and family) safer
Beth Wallace Smith, R.D.
Registered Dietitian at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Fri, Jan 18, 2013, 6:00 AM
For many of us, we’ve only heard about food-borne illness in the news. You may have then checked your jar of peanut butter to make sure...
Antibiotics aren't a magic cure all
Garry A. Emmett, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Sun, Jan 13, 2013, 5:00 AM
Parents expect almost miraculous cures when they take their sick child to the doctor. Why? The introduction of penicillin, the first really...
Financial management during a child’s health care issues
Fri, Jan 11, 2013, 6:00 AM
Today’s guest blogger Peggy Dolan is the Founder and Executive Director of the Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund, an Ambler, PA-based nonprofit...
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