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Colds and Pneumonia – Tips for Parents

By |2021-07-28T16:46:44-04:00April 10th, 2018|Categories: Pregnancy and Parenting|Tags: |

Cold season runs from September until March or April. Colds—which are the most common illness among children of all ages—can still make most children feel miserable. Because colds are respiratory viral infections, antibiotics, which treat bacterial infections, are not useful for treatment. Common Cold Symptoms Watery nasal mucus Sneezing [...]

Staying Ahead of the Curve for Adolescent Spine Treatment

By |2022-11-14T12:50:57-05:00March 29th, 2018|Categories: Pregnancy and Parenting|Tags: , , |

When an adolescent is diagnosed with scoliosis, the condition may worsen as they grow, so early screening and treatment can be crucial. But the good news for adolescents: treatment options for scoliosis are no longer limited to surgery or braces. How is Scoliosis Diagnosed? Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis develops without [...]

Are You Up-to-Speed on Concussion Signs and Symptoms?

By |2020-03-27T11:04:19-04:00August 1st, 2017|Categories: Neuroscience|Tags: , |

By Nirav K. Shah, MD, FACS As youth athletes start to gear up for fall sports, including football, soccer, cheerleading and wrestling, parents, and coaches and teachers should know how to recognize and properly respond to head injuries, particularly concussions. Studies have shown head injuries are more likely [...]

Introducing Breast Health During Puberty is Beneficial

By |2018-08-08T13:30:56-04:00February 1st, 2017|Categories: Women’s Health|Tags: , |

Puberty is a good time to introduce breast health awareness Breast development is one of the many changes that occur during puberty, and an ideal time to introduce young women to breast self-examinations. The goal of these self-examinations in adolescents should never be to identify problems. Instead, the focus [...]


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