February 2014

Could MY Child be the Bully?

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You may have seen our three-part series about the different types of bullying as we looked at the differences in boys, girls, and even bullying through social media. Another vital part to keep children safe from bullies is detecting the bully. But what happens if you suspect your child may be the cause of the […]

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Children May Benefit from Good Bacteria—Probiotics

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During the first months of a child’s life, gas, colic and acid reflux are common disorders that leave parents looking for answers. They may be up at night wondering how to help their baby, turning to experts for help. Pediatric gastroenterologist Ashis V. Barad, MD specializes in diseases of the gastrointestinal tract for children at […]

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Stressing about Strep Throat this Season?

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After the holiday season it comes time for a new season… one of sickness. Unfortunately, one of the most common illnesses around this time of year is strep throat. To help kids stay healthy and avoid some of the risks associated with strep throat, ­ Marilyn A. Brown, MD­­ a pediatrician at McLane Children’s Scott […]

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Tweet Chat – Pediatric Oral Health

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Today we participated in a tweet chat about pediatric oral health with our own Kyle Frazier, DDS. The chat featured several different questions and answers around the different aspects of healthy pediatric oral hygiene. In case you missed it, some of the highlights are below. Dental care is one of the most prevalent diseases in humans. […]

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Is Your Child Acting Out At School?

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How to Communicate with Teachers about Behavior Problems We would like to think our children are angels. Perfectly behaved wherever they go, but we know that’s not always the case. As children adjust to the structure of school or new social opportunities, behavior problems can arise. It is important to be involved in your child’s […]

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