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In addition to the side effects that can occur in an individual who takes an antibiotic, there are effects of antibiotic use on the millions of bacteria that live in our bodies in our digestive and respiratory tracts and on our skin (the microbiome). We know that exposure to antibiotics increases the risk of antibiotic resistant bacteria in the individual and the community and can lead to infectio...
During flu season, we ask that children under the age of 12 not enter our critical care areas to visit with patients.
Could your child’s picky eating or spitting up be something more? We talked to Dr. Jay Lieberman, a pediatric allergist/immunologist, about eosinophilic esophagitis, an allergic inflammation of the esophagus.
The holidays are often associated with sweet treats but Kimberly Boone, MS, RDN, LDN, nutrition program coordinator with Le Bonheur’s Healthy Lifestyles Network, has a few tips on how to eat healthier this season.
When your doctor tells you that you have a virus, that tells you that antibiotics are not necessary at that time.
There are two new flu vaccines available this season which are not made in eggs. Until now, all the viruses used in flu vaccines around the world had to be grown in eggs. Infectious Diseases Chief Sandra Arnold, MD, explains this new advancement.
Here are 10 tips for talking about the facts of life from experts at Advocates for Youth, along with additional information on how to elaborate and start a discussion with your teen from a Be Proud! Be Responsible educator.
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Halloween celebrates all things scary and spooky, but it's never a good time to feel scared for children's safety. There are several easy steps parents and kids can take to reduce their risk of injury.