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strep throat in kids

Is it Sore Throat or Strep? Learn the Differences, Symptoms and Treatment

Not all sore throats are strep throats. Often, kids have a sore throat because of a virus, which will usually clear up without medical treatment. However, because strep throat is very contagious, infections happen most often during the school year when big groups of kids and teens are in close quarters. Learn the symptoms and treatment of strep throat, plus ways to make your sick child more comfortable. ...
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A 12-Year-Old’s Guide for Parents: Healthy School Lunches for Kids

Whenever it’s time to go back to school my moms start thinking about school lunches again. It’s super important to make sure you are eating healthy at lunchtime. I can’t

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car seat recommendations

AAP Updates Recommendations on Car Seats: Keep Children Rear-Facing as Long as Possible

In an updated policy statement, the AAP recommends children remain in a rear-facing car safety seat as long as possible, until they reach the highest weight or height allowed by their seat. Previously, it specified children should remain rear-facing at least to age 2. ...
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Summer Never Ends at Goldfish — Reasons to Just Keep Swimming

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Summer inevitably comes to an end for us here in Cleveland (you can feel that fall chill in the air already). However, local swim and water safety experts

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Update: Epinephrine Auto-Injector Shortage

Since the article covering the epinephrine auto-injector shortage appeared in last month’s issue, there have been two notable developments related to these devices used to treat life-threatening allergic reactions (anaphylaxis):

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Summer is Prime Time for Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease

Hand, foot and mouth disease is a common illness that typically affects infants and children under the age of 10. read more

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Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center Parent Tip of the Week

Sound Choices for Kids & Teens

Noise-induced hearing loss can be instantaneous and caused by just one single exposure to a very loud sound, like a firecracker or gunshot, or it can be caused by cumulative exposure to loud sounds. Just as we teach our children about other health and safety issues, we also should address hearing wellness. Learn several tips to help your kids protect their hearing. ...
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high school football concussions

Is Worry over Concussion Keeping Teens from Football?

The end of summer break signals the start of high school football season.

But according to a recent study, the Friday night lights may be fading as more athletes are

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Millennial Moms More Depressed than Previous Generation

According to a recent study, today’s expectant moms are more likely to experience depression than their own mothers decades ago. read more

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Why it’s OK to ‘Spoil’ a Baby

Everyone has an opinion on how to handle a baby. Swaddle the baby. Don’t swaddle. Keep the baby in a bassinet in your room. Keep the baby in his

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