Summer is already starting, the parks are full and the beaches are open. With summer fun and vacation can also come a few skin conditions that can be a bit of a nuisance to parents and children. While protecting your little one’s skin is important year round, during the summer months, more of the skin
Deena Blanchard, MD
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Popular culture is full of catch phrases, myths and old wives’ tales. None may be as popular as the medical myths that can get propagated. Some are harmless; like if you carry in the front you are having a boy (though I love to quote my husband who says either way you have a 50/50
It’s back…the dreaded stomach bug. We are seeing an increasing number of children with symptoms of the stomach bug over the last two weeks. It’s is highly likely that at some point in your child’s life you will be dealing with vomiting and diarrhea. Luckily, most of theses episodes are self limited and only require
This has been a jolting start to the fall season. Enterovirus D68 and Ebola have placed fear and anxiety in the hearts of many parents. It is true that in the United States we are currently experiencing a nationwide outbreak of Enterovirus D68. That being said, there is a lot of misinformation out there. We
Navigating the Seas of Snot: Tips for Managing Your Child’s First Upper Respiratory Infection (and the others yet to come.)
Your child will likely experience many cough and runny nose episodes in the first year of life. Most of the episodes are caused by viruses and are self limited. Even though most upper respiratory infections (URIs) improve with time; it can be upsetting when your child has a cold, especially the first cold. Seeing your