Do I need to sleep
18Jan, 2017

Do I need to sleep?

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Do I need to sleep? Most people in the United States do not get enough sleep. But what is enough sleep? Could you imagine how much we could get done if we didn’t sleep? Sleep plays an important role in good health and our overall well being throughout our life. Your mental health, physical health and quality of life can all be protected with good quality sleep at night. In fact the way you feel when you are awake, depends greatly on the amount and type of sleep you got […]
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child cancer doctor
13Sep, 2016

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

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It is devastating to hear that any family member has cancer. It is especially heartbreaking when the loved one who receives this diagnosis is a child, which is why September has been declared Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. While the statistics are grim, it is important to print them so we all know how critical it is to continue to fund research and treatment centers for both the children and their families. Some facts about childhood cancer: Every day, 43 children are diagnosed, and 12% of them will not survive. The […]
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Juvenile Arthritis
6Jul, 2016

Juvenile Arthritis

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What is Juvenile Arthritis? Juvenile arthritis or JA isn’t a disease in itself. JA is also known as pediatric rheumatic disease, of which JA is a broad term used for the many autoimmune and inflammatory conditions or pediatric rheumatic diseases, usually with children under 16 years of age. Juvenile arthritis affects nearly 300,000 children in the United States. Many types of juvenile arthritis share many common symptoms, like pain, joint swelling, redness and warmth. However, each type of JA is distinct and has its own symptoms. Different types of juvenile arthritis affect the musculoskeletal systems, […]
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Children’s Dental Health
29Feb, 2016

Children’s Dental Health

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Teaching your children the importance of dental health will help teach them good habits that will protect their teeth for years to come. The ADA recommends providing mouth care for your baby by wiping the fuss with a moist gauze or washcloth. When your child begins teething, teeth should be brushed twice a day, and teeth that touch should be flossed once a day. It is important to take your child to a dentist before their first birthday. Common Problems Baby bottle tooth decay and cavities can be prevented by […]
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