Children’s Health

Keeping your immune system strong – Health Article

The colder months have now arrived, and we’re experiencing more colds & flu virus’ 🦠 than ever.🌿Although scientists don’t yet understand why we are more susceptible to this in the winter months, we do know that the cold weather tends to have us huddling together and inside more, which makes it easier for virus and bacteria strains to spread and develop more quickly.🌺Either way, there are some small changes that you can make now that will boost yours and your…

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HealthPopuli.com – Health Article

My cousin Arlene got married in Detroit at the classic Book Cadillac Hotel on July 23, 1967, a Sunday afternoon wedding. When Daddy drove us back out to our suburban home about 30 minutes from the fancy hotel, the car radio was tuned to WWJ Newsradio 950, all news all the time. As soon as Daddy switched on the radio, we were shocked by the news of a riot breaking out in the city, fires and looting and gunshots and…

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Does Flat Head Syndrome Affect a Baby’s Brain Development? – Mission Health Blog – Health Education Article

By Meg Coleman, Nurse Practitioner If you’re a new parent, you may feel concerned about your infant developing flat head syndrome, or positional plagiocephaly. So what can you do about it? Plagiocephaly occurs when a baby’s head develops a flat spot – it can be on either a side or on the back of the head. How can something like this happen? The skull flattens when a baby’s head stays in one position for long periods of time. A baby…

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Public policies to stop kids from drinking sugary drinks – Harvard Health Blog – Health Article

Added sugar is bad for kids. It can lead to cavities, obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. That’s why it’s recommended that children get no more than 10% of their daily calories from added sugar. The problem is that according to recent data, added sugar makes up 17% of the daily calories of the average child and teen. Almost half of that comes not from food, but from sugary drinks. Pediatricians have long said that children and teens should avoid sugary…

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A New Treatment Solution for Dravet Syndrome – Health Article

A New Treatment Solution for Dravet Syndrome; Dravet Syndrome is a fatal disease which was formerly known as Severe Myoclonic Epilepsy of Infancy or SMEI for short. A person suffering from Dravet Syndrome has to deal with multiple seizures and extremely high fever. The signs and symptoms of the Dravet Syndrome start showing up during infancy or around the age of six months old.     The intensity of the seizures keeps increasing as the child starts to grow older. Children…

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THE 5 DO’S AND DON’TS NEW MOMMIES SHOULD BE AWARE OF – Health Article

  If you are reading this, I’d be correct in assuming you are pregnant, planning to have a baby or you recently put to bed. You may be worried about caring for your baby and you need advice about what comes next. Firstly, big congratulations to you on a successful delivery, the hardest part is over and what you should do now is calm down, love and care for your new baby as the baby needs you now. Secondly, you…

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In a bubble, a little girl thrives | Health Beat – Health Article

Jada Elenbaas is a 2-year-old girl who has never played with other children, nor has she ever been to a restaurant or a grocery store. She was born without a thymus. (Taylor Ballek | Spectrum Health Beat) Jada’s parents, Mike and Amanda Elenbaas, get Jada covered in her stroller for a doctor’s appointment. When she has blood work, tests or a doctor visit, Jada sees as few people as possible. Doctors and nurses sterilize the room before she comes in…

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