In a 2018 study, 1 in 5 high school students admitted to vaping. There have now been 7 reported deaths associated with using e-cigarettes. Although the statistics are alarming, we as parents need to educate ourselves first, in order to protect our children. Dr. Gina Rosenfeld’s latest blog is a great place to get some basic information and tips to have an informed conversation with our kids.
Choosing which formula to feed your baby can be overwhelming and often confusing. Which brand should I buy? Does my baby need a special type? In Dr. Jaime Friedman’s latest blog, she breaks down everything you need to know to feed your baby with confidence.
It’s one of the scariest things for a parent to imagine – your small child has accidentally swallowed some medication or other toxic substance. What’s a parent to do? When in doubt, CALL POISON CONTROL AT 1-800-222-1222. Keeping these items out of reach, among other things you can do to make your home safe, are all covered in Dr. Jaime Friedman’s latest blog.
It’s an exciting time of year with those college acceptance letters coming in, and having to make a final decision where your student will attend school this fall. They will also need to be up to date on certain vaccines among other things. Dr. Anthony Magit covers the basic information you need to know before sending them off to college.
Did you realize that up to 17% of what your child consumes daily is added sugar? And half of that comes from sugary drinks!The American Academy of Pediatrics is striving for some policy changes that may help our kids avoid health problems in the future. Dr. Jaime Friedman’s latest blog outlines some great tips on what parents can do to get their kids’ eating (and drinking) habits on a healthier track.
After our recent rain, San Diego is starting to bloom! With this come seasonal spring allergies. Runny noses, watery eyes, and a constant cough are some common symptoms, but how do you know it’s not a cold? In this video, Dr. Tony Jolly breaks it all down, and lets parents know the best way to get their child some relief.
November is the perfect time to teach our children how to show gratitude now, and all year long. Taking time to pause and reflect on the many people and things to be thankful for can literally improve our health! Dr. Gina Rosenfeld’s latest blog offers some great tips to share with your kids. And for some daily inspiration, download this printable calendar.
The hot Santa Ana winds are starting to blow, the air is dry and the nights and mornings are cool – a perfect recipe for your dry skin or eczema to start acting up. Dr. Gina Rosenfeld gives some great tips on how to get ahead of your child’s itchy, dry skin. But don’t worry, there is relief in sight! READ HER BLOG HERE…
Being a new parent is tough enough, especially if it seems like your baby cries for long periods of time. How do you know if it’s colic? Dr. Ahmad Bailony explains what colic is and offers some great tips on how you can soothe your little one.WATCH THE VIDEO NOW…
Summer fun can also bring on summer illnesses. A common one is hand, foot and mouth disease. This virus can spread easily, and usually affects children five and under. Dr. Jaime Friedman reviews the symptoms, treatments, and prevention in her blog, which you can READ HERE. Hint – make sure the pool you’re kids are swimming in is properly chlorinated!
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