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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,

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Acrocyanosis

Acrocyanosis describes a condition in which the mouth and extremities become blue due to a lack of oxygen.  It is common and is most often

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Molluscum Contagiosum

Molluscum contagiosum is a common and painless skin infection caused by a molluscum virus. This virus is spread through direct skin contact with an infected

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Tongue and Lip Ties

Babies with tongue and lip ties have difficulty because their lips or tongue are held too tight to their jaws and gums by tissue, making

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Hypospadias

Hypospadias is a congenital penis defect diagnosed in an estimated 1 in 200 babies.  This condition occurs when the urethra forms abnormally, causing the opening

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Diaper Rash

Diaper rash is a common problem in babies from birth to about three years old.  It can include everything from slightly reddened, inflamed skin to

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Cold Sores

The herpes simplex virus (HSV-1) causes cold sores, which look like oozing blisters around the mouth. HSV-1 is not the same strain that causes genital

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Impetigo

Impetigo is an infection of the skin that is caused by strep or staph bacteria. This contagious infection can occur anywhere on the body, though

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Swollen Eyelids

Swollen eyelids are common and are due to several causes.  Most are benign conditions and easy to treat at home.  However, some causes of swollen

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COVID-19 Prevention

COVID-19 prevention can be as easy as making minor changes to protect yourself and your family.  Boost your immunity and practice preventative actions to avoid