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BUG BITES & STINGS May 21st, 2020

Please click here to read our blog regarding bug bites and stings.

Brain Plasticity and Development May 8th, 2020

Brain Plasticity and Development Presentation

PEDIATRIC RASHES Mar 5th, 2020

Head Lice (Pediculosis Capitis) Jan 13th, 2020

Head lice is a common condition that affects children most frequently. It can be traumatic for both children and parents. Life Cycle of Head Lice -  Female louse lives for 1 month and can lay up to 10 eggs per day! -  Eggs (nits) take 8 days to hatch. Eggs...

BACK TO SCHOOL Sep 9th, 2019

Protect and Prevent   Vaccines protect children from many dangerous diseases, including measles, mumps, whooping cough and chickenpox.   Children who are not vaccinated can become seriously ill, or even die, from these dangerous diseases.   Adults should also be up to date on their vaccinations to help protect themselves...

NOSEBLEEDS Aug 7th, 2019

Nosebleeds or epistaxis are common in children and seldom a reason for concern. Nosebleeds come from the anterior nasal septum in he region of Kesselbach plexus. This is an area with blood vessels poorly protected by overlying skin that can dry out , crack and cause bleeding.   Causes:dryness of...

Selection of Sunscreen Products Jul 26th, 2019

The American Academy of Dermatology recommends the choice of sunscreen products that have sun protection factor (SPF) of 30 or higher, broad-spectrum coverage, and water or sweat resistance. In addition to SPF and performance characteristics, the cosmetic appeal of sunscreen products appears to be an important selection criterion used by...

Heat Exhaustion Jul 23rd, 2019

Signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion: - increased thirst- weakness and extreme tiredness- fainting <https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/fainting-sheet.html>- muscle cramps- nausea and vomiting <https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/vomit.html>- irritability- headache <https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/headache.html>- increased sweating- cool, clammy skin- body temperature rises, but to less than 105°F (40.5°C) Of heatstroke: - severe headache- weakness, dizziness- confusion- fast breathing and heartbeat-...