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Warning parents, your college students may consider moving back home for the rest of their freshman year after reading this.

Treating Ear Infections in Children

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Ear infections in children are often the result of a condition known as acute otitis media (AOM). The problem often

Playing it Safe on the Playground

Kids swing on playground

It’s that time of year again, the weather is warming up and kids are itching to be outdoors. “Going to

Healthy Tips for Sugarcoated Traditions

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‘Tis the season of sugarcoated traditions — from Halloween’s Trick-or-Treat bags overflowing with candy to the lavish meals filled with

6 Tips For A Healthy Holiday Season


‘Tis the season for holiday gatherings, delicious treats and special traditions. Unfortunately it’s also one of the busiest times for

Just Say No to Student Indoor Tanning

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Indoor tanning exposes users to intense ultraviolet (UV) radiation, which damages the skin and can lead to skin cancer, including

School Nurses Make a Difference

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Since being introduced over a century ago, the school nurse role has evolved, becoming increasingly more important. Back in 2008,

The Importance of Vaccines

Dr. Amanda Bailey

I would like to discuss a very important and often misunderstood topic this month, vaccines. There is a lot of

5 Summer Safety Tips to Share with Your Babysitter

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Now that school is out for the summer, you’re probably making arrangements to insure your children have the most fun

4 Tips for Bike Safety

mother help her son ride a bicycle

Moms, there are so many great reasons to encourage your whole family to ride their bike this summer: it’s fun,

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