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Pediatric Concussion

Concussions are traumatic brain injuries (TBI) caused by rapid movement of the brain inside the skull. A concussion can be caused by any damage to

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Melatonin for Kids

Melatonin is a brain hormone naturally produced at night when it’s time to sleep. It does not keep you asleep; it helps you fall asleep.

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Rotavirus Vaccinations

What is rotavirus? Rotavirus is a virus that spreads easily among children.  Signs and symptoms include fever, abdominal pain, vomiting, and diarrhea.  Vomiting and diarrhea

monkeypox
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Monkeypox

What is monkeypox? Monkeypox is a viral disease caused by a pox virus. First, it is not a sexually transmitted virus and is transmitted via

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Newborn Jaundice

What is jaundice? Jaundice presents yellow skin and yellow whites of the eyes. It is caused by an excess of bilirubin in the blood. Bilirubin

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Physiologic Phimosis

Physiologic phimosis occurs when an infant is born with the foreskin covering the head of the penis and cannot be pulled back. It looks like

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Post-Nasal Drip

What is post-nasal drip? Post-nasal drip is precisely how it sounds – mucous from the nose drips backward down the throat, causing irritation and sometimes

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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

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Lice on the Mind

What are lice?  Adult head lice are 2-3mm long parasitic insects that live on human heads and necks and feed off our blood. The word

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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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