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Styes on the Eyes

by Tom Seman MD FAAP January 26th, 2024 | Children's Health, Pediatrician on Call

My son gets styes on his eyes frequently. Could there be an underlying condition, or is this something that I really shouldn't worry a lot about? Also, is there anything special I can do to treat them at home?

They say that eyes are the windows to the soul. Unfortunately something so important that is used continuously is often prone to minor problems. One of the most common is a stye. A stye, also known as a hordeolum (pronounced "hor-dee-OH-lum"), is a red sore lump near the

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Natural Remedies to Keep Kids Healthy in Winter

by Kimberly Hays December 8th, 2023 | Children's Health

There is a lot of information on how to naturally treat illnesses that kids get in winter like colds, the flu, sore throats, and earaches, but it is equally, if not more important to know how to ward off these illnesses beforehand. Using natural remedies that are simple and effective will not only keep your child healthy, but they will also keep the rest of the family healthier by reducing the amount of harmful germs in your home.

Hand Washing Habits- As soon as the kids are

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Probiotics Boost Children’s Health

by Joe Lawrence November 22nd, 2019 | Children's Health
The start of the school year and the approaching winter months often mean the beginning of cold and flu season. Our tiny little petri dishes are getting sniffles, ear infections, and everything else. Although, there is no way to completely cure these issues, there is a way to help prevent them.

Probiotics are the unsung heroes of immune system boosting. They introduce good bacteria into the body that help to digest food and ward off the bad bacterium that cause us and our children to get sick. These good bacteria go a long way to keeping the digestive system healthy.
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Marijuana and Teens

by Tom Seman MD FAAP September 13th, 2019 | Pediatrician on Call
How does marijuana affect a growing teen?

Marijuana, cannabis, pot, weed, or herb are all names of the same plant that is used for its mind altering effects. Rapidly increasing in the teen population over the last several decades, more than half of high school seniors report using marijuana at least once with approximately a quarter of them reporting use in the last month.

A study out of Yale, published this month, showed that over 1/3 of teens that smoke marijuana abused prescription opiates. As such marijuana, along with alcohol and tobacco, is listed as a gateway drug.

The effect on the
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Essential Baby Health and Safety Tips

by Editorial Team April 10th, 2018 | Children's Health
New parents can become overwhelmed because of the broad array of information they might come in contact with. One site says something and the next contradicts the first one’s statement entirely. The first piece of advice that we can give you when it comes to managing your baby’s health and safety is to have a talk with a pediatrician.

No one’s better at giving you reliable and trustworthy advice than a doctor. Here are some tips that you might have to consider to make sure that your baby grows both happy and healthy.

Supporting healthy babies

Keeping a baby as healthy as possible
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