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RSV Infections

RSV, or respiratory syncytial virus, is a virus that is common during the cold and flu season. Almost all kids get RSV infections during early

ankle sprain
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Sprains & Strains

Sprains & Strains Sprains and strains are common soft-tissue sports injuries in children. These injuries are used to describe damage to tissues around the joints.

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Febrile Seizures

What are febrile seizures? A febrile seizure is a type of seizure that occurs in children with fevers. Febrile seizures are uncommon, affecting only 3

infant with colic
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Colic describes excessive crying and fussiness in infants. Babies with colic are difficult to soothe and may have difficulty sleeping. Colic is more common during

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Bites and Stings

The freedom of summer brings with it many bites and stings that are usually harmless if a tad painful. They will usually go away on

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Constipation Many think that constipation is a time-related ailment, but this is not the case. Your child may go two or three days without pooping

scaled hemangioma
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Hemangioma A hemangioma is a kind of birthmark on infants. They are commonly called “strawberry marks,” are bright red, and usually show up on the

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Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease

Hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFMD) is a disease that proportionally affects children aged five and younger.  HFMD is caused by coxsackievirus and is contagious,

German measles
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Measles, Mumps, Rubella, & Varicella

Measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella are all contagious diseases caused by viruses.  The MMR vaccine is currently used to protect against measles, mumps, and rubella. 

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Cholesterol in Kids

Cholesterol is a type of lipid that is made by our livers.  However, we also consume cholesterol in many of our animal-based foods, like eggs,