A Dentist’s Tips for Keeping Your Child’s Teeth Healthy

By: Barbara Shearer, Ph.D.

A Dentist’s Tips for Keeping Your Child’s Teeth Healthy Good dental health (also called oral health) is more than just having clean teeth. It refers to the health of your teeth, gums, cheeks, soft tissues, palate, lips, and jaws. Taking good care of our mouths allow us to speak, chew, taste, swallow, and smile confidently […]

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A Pediatrician’s Must-Know Breastfeeding Advice for New Moms

By: Dr. Katie Friedman

A Pediatrician’s Must-Know Breastfeeding Advice for New Moms Many women try to breastfeed, but the stress of a newborn coupled with other family responsibilities can make it feel like an impossible task. In fact, 60% of mothers do not breastfeed for as long as they would like to. That’s why I’m joining forces with KnowYourOTCs […]

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What to Do If Your Child Accidentally Ingests Medicines or Vitamins

By: Krista Osterthaler, MPH

What to Do If Your Child Accidentally Ingests Medicines or Vitamins Contact Poison Control right away if you think your child might have gotten into medicine or vitamins, even if you are not completely sure. Free and confidential expert help is available by phone at 1-800-222-1222 or online via webPOISONCONTROL®. If the child collapses, has […]

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Pandemic Stress and Valentine’s Treats: A Heartburn-Inducing Duo

By: Dr. Leiana Oswald

Pandemic Stress and Valentine’s Treats: A Heartburn-Inducing Duo What first comes to mind when you think of Valentine’s Day? Whether or not you’re celebrating love, I’m sure you’ve found yourself eating your way through one too many boxes of chocolates (I know I have). But could the day that’s synonymous with candy hearts contribute to […]

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How Dietary Supplements Can Support A Healthy Immune System

How Dietary Supplements Can Support A Healthy Immune System A well-functioning immune system is important to staying healthy. Made up of a network of tissues, cells, and organs, your immune system protects your body from foreign invaders, such as bacteria and viruses that cause colds, the flu, and other illness and infection. The immune system […]

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Headed Outdoors? Look Out for These 4 Common Skin Problems

By: Dr. Katie Friedman

Headed Outdoors? Look Out for These 4 Common Skin Problems Heading outside to cure your cabin fever? Right now especially, many are constantly on a quest to find fun experiences and great adventures that involve being outdoors. Whether you are planning to take a fun hike, pack for a camping trip, head out back to […]

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