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What Are Ovarian and Testicular Torsions?

Kids Health Watch is brought to you by our friends and Children’s Medical Group There are some things that are just awkward to talk about between parents and kids. The whole “birds and the bees” talk, staying out of trouble, and anything involving the “private area” would definitely fall under this category. However, they are all […]


Am I Overfeeding or Starving My Child?

Kids Health Watch is brought to you by our friends and Children’s Medical Group As the holidays quickly approach, we focus on food. It’s the time of year when our portion sizes get a little larger than normal, and while our foods may be tastier, they also tend to be more sugary. Even though this […]


Newest Recommendations on Food Allergies

Food allergies are an overreaction of your immune system to a protein found in a certain food. The majority of allergic reactions are caused by eight food types: cow’s milk, eggs, fish, peanuts, shellfish, soy, tree nuts, and wheat. In most cases, food allergies become evident in young children who can outgrow them, but food […]


What to Do If Someone is Having a Seizure

Kids Health Watch is brought to you by our friends and Children’s Medical Group Seizures can be very scary to witness, especially if you are seeing a seizure for the first time. Whereas it is important to act to make sure the person seizing is in a safe place, it may surprise you to learn […]


This Year’s (Atypical) RSV Season

Kids Health Watch is brought to you by our friends and Children’s Medical Group Wintertime is usually prime time for many viruses to circulate and spread throughout any community. This is usually the time of year when most sick days at work and school are being used due to flu, stomach bugs, and sinus infections. […]

Is it a Nightmare

Is It a Nightmare of Night Terror?

Everyone has had nightmares before. If your child wakes up crying and scared, it is usually because they dreamed about a monster or something scary. Not everyone though has experienced night terrors. A night terror is entirely different from a nightmare, so let’s discuss the differences. A nightmare is during Rapid Eye Movement (REM) stage […]


What to Know About the Harms of Vaping

According to most recent Center for Disease Control (CDC) studies, 27.5% of high school students are using e-cigarettes. E-cigarettes first arrived on the scene in 2003 but the use has increased over the last 10 years and now these companies are targeting younger children and adolescents by making more candy flavors and making the designs […]


Why Is My Child’s Ear Hurting?

The ear is a wonderful part of the human body and serves a very important purpose.There are several potential causes for pain in a child’s ear. This month, I will cover a few of those reasons. Inner ear infections are the first thing a parent thinks of when a child says their ear hurts, and […]


Welcome Springtime and Allergies

Springtime is finally here! Even more exciting is things in our area are improving…stores and activities are opening up more and it is becoming safer to be outside and active again! With this wonderful weather though, brings all the pollens and allergy season. Allergies can present in a number of different ways. Some present as […]

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