Just a spoonful… or maybe not? Kids and Medication Dosing

Just a spoonful… or maybe not? Kids and Medication Dosing

Mary Poppins promised a spoonful of sugar was a more “delightful” way to make the medicine go down when her charges were in need of a dose, but that’s in the movies. According to a recent study published in Pediatrics, an alarming number of parents accidentally make dosing errors (either over or under dosing) when doling out their child’s prescription or OTC medications, especially when using a spoon or a Read more »
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January 02, 2017
budget now & THANK YOURSELF LATER

budget now & THANK YOURSELF LATER

By Kara Norris Ringing in the New Year with financial goals for next year’s holiday season may not sound very exciting, but as those post-holiday credit card bills pile in and our bank accounts shrink inversely to our holiday waistlines, resolving to make financial goals now for the upcoming year will save you from yet another cash-strapped holiday season. During this post-holiday period of reflection, take stock of what made your Read more »
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January 02, 2017
Babies, Kids & Reflux

Babies, Kids & Reflux

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (or GERD), affects 20% of American adults – that’s one in five people. But grownups aren’t the only ones who suffer with the symptoms of reflux. It is also extremely common in babies and children. In infants, it can cause vomiting and fussiness after feeding. And in older kids and teens, gastroesophageal reflux (GER) can lead to heartburn, stomach and chest discomfort. Well-Being talked to Dr. Angela Shannon, Read more »
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November 18, 2016
Could your Christmas tree be making you sick?

Could your Christmas tree be making you sick?

When holiday season rolls around one of the fist items on the “to do” list is setting up the family Christmas tree. For those of us who celebrate Christmas it’s a special family tradition that often signals the start of the season. But for some the introduction of the scent of fresh evergreen in the home is not a pleasant experience – it can actually mean the onset of allergy-like Read more »
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November 17, 2016
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