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Not only is ingesting laundry detergent foolish behavior— it can be fatal.
What is Snapchat, who uses it, and what are the key features that make it so popular? Plus more information regarding what parents can do to keep children safe on Snapchat.
Child and Family Support Services
No phone call or text message is more important than safely reaching your destination.
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...
Allergy and Immunology
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.
Allergy and Immunology
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.