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Mastitis

Mastitis describes inflammation of the breast due to a clogged duct or infection.  It is more common in mothers who are stressed, go long intervals

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Fevers

Firstly, fevers usually go away within three days and are a good indication of a healthy immune response to a possible infection.  If your kid

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Using Breast Milk for Eye Infections

There is a rumor suggesting that squirting a small amount of breast milk into your infant’s eye could cure eye infections. Many mothers feel more

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Vegan Nutrition

Many of our GHT patients and families have adopted a vegan lifestyle for themselves and their children. Choosing a vegan diet can be a positive

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Nosebleeds

Nosebleeds are common, especially during the drier parts of the year.  However, they are usually benign and easy to treat at home.  Most nosebleeds easily

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Thrush

Thrush is an oral yeast infection caused by a Candida fungus. This fungus exists in and around most of us, however, usually only in small

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Oral Rehydration Therapy

Oral Rehydration Therapy (ORT) is used for replenishing fluids and electrolytes in dehydrated patients. There are many different ways to receive rehydration therapy, including via

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Styes

Styes (hordeolum) are painful, red bumps that form on our eyelids. They can appear like acne and typically form due to infected glands.  They are

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Acetaminophen and Ibuprofen Dosages

Dosage Charts (for children up to 110lbs) Firstly, acetaminophen, or Tylenol, is an over-the-counter pain medication and fever reducer approved for children aged six weeks

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Pharyngitis

Pharyngitis is a medical word for a sore throat. It is caused by swelling of the throat, tonsils, and voice box. It can be caused