A Physical Therapist’s Guide to Lower Back Pain Management

By: Hadiya Green Guerrero, PT, DPT

A Physical Therapist’s Guide to Lower Back Pain Management Movement is one of the best things you can do for your overall health, especially when managing or preventing low back pain. But before you start to think about taking part in physical activities or adding exercises for low back pain to your workout routine, you […]

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A Pediatrician’s Guide to Navigating Back-to-School During COVID-19

By: Dr. Katie Friedman

A Pediatrician’s Guide to Navigating Back-to-School During COVID-19 The transition back to school after a summer of fun can be hard on the whole family, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic. With many schools across the country returning to “business as usual” or close to it, heading back to school this time around may feel more […]

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Arthritis: 4 Tips From a Doctor on Managing Symptoms at Home

By: Andrew Sulich, M.D.

Arthritis: 4 Tips From a Doctor on Managing Symptoms at Home With 1 in 4 American adults experiencing arthritis, many people are looking for ways to effectively manage the disease and their symptoms — including pain, stiffness, and swelling in or around joints such as those in the hands, wrists, elbows, feet, ankles, knees, and […]

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Ingredients Found in Homeopathic Medicines and How They Are Made

Ingredients Found in Homeopathic Medicines and How They Are Made Homeopathic medicines contain very small amounts of natural substances derived from plants, minerals, and animal substances that are known for their pharmacological or biological actions. The active ingredients of homeopathic medicines are generally identified by the Latin name of their source. For example, apis mellifica […]

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Does My Child Need to Take Vitamins?

By: Emily Navarro, MS, RD

Does My Child Need to Take Vitamins? “More spinach please,” said no child ever. In a perfect world, children would eat vegetables at every meal and fill up on fruit for dessert. In reality, they can be picky and may not get enough nutrition from what they eat. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s […]

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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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