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Children and Dieting

Children and Dieting Brandi Jordan, MS, RD, LDN, IBCLC, RLC Pediatric Dietitian As parents, we all want to help our children make healthy choices. Sometimes parents feel that dieting is a good option for their child. However, dieting has the potential to cause more harm than good in young children and teens. In recent years, more doctors are agreeing that diet culture can be quite harmful and can sometimes lead to disordered eating habits such as restricting intake, binge... Read More
at Friday, April 30, 2021
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Why You Should Treat Acne Early

Why You Should Treat Acne Early For most people, acne is just part of growing up. Almost everyone has experienced a little bit of a breakout at some point in their lives. However, in recent years, acne treatments have gotten better and both doctors and parents are beginning to see the benefits of treating acne early instead of letting it run its course. Acne as a whole is harmless. However, it can be very painful (physically and emotionally) and in some cases, disfiguring. What Is... Read More
at Friday, April 23, 2021
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New Babies and Big Siblings

New Babies and Big Siblings By Dr. Melanie Smith I still remember when my little sister was born. I’m the 3rd of 4 children in my family and for 6 glorious years, I had basked in the spotlight as the baby. My world was flipped upside down when they brought home this beautiful red-headed child. She had some interesting smells, got all the attention when she cried, and everyone else seemed to really REALLY like her. But not me. It was time to send her back - I wanted... Read More
at Tuesday, April 13, 2021
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Autism: Myths and Facts

Autism: Myths and Facts Autism is an often misunderstood disorder. To begin, autism encompasses several different neurological issues that range from mild to severe; that’s why you hear people referring to it as “Being on the spectrum.” The spectrum refers to Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) and includes a wide array of symptoms including difficulty socializing, sensory disorders, and more. No two cases are exactly alike, and a child with autism has their own... Read More
at Monday, April 5, 2021
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