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Safe Sleep: How to reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome


The AAP provides recommendations regarding safe sleeping practices for infants from birth to one year of age.

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Hand, foot and mouth disease


Hand, foot and mouth disease – you might have heard about this virus before. But what is it and how should it be treated? Le Bonheur Pediatrician Rana Khaznadar, MD, answers some common questions below.

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Has your car seat been recalled?


Car seats are among the most important products parents use to safeguard their children, from baby’s first ride through the school years. But do you know if your child is riding in a recalled car seat? How would you find out if your child’s car seat is affected by a recall? Last year, more than six million car seats were recalled for a safety defect, yet fewer than half received the necessary repa...

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3 things to know about lice


The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently updated its guidelines on treating head lice, the pesky small bugs that embed in the scalp. The new guidelines are designed to keep kids from missing school unnecessarily and to shed the embarrassing stigmas about lice.

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4 things to know about practicing in the heat


Our region has seen record high temperatures this week. Many athletes have resumed practices for the season. What do you need to know to keep your athlete safe in the heat? Barry Gilmore, MD, medical director of Emergency Services at Le Bonheur, shares the following tips.

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Colic, its causes, and what you can do


Colic is excessive crying, for no known reason, in an infant. There are few things more frustrating for a parent. Le Bonheur pediatrician Christian Bergeron, MD, explains colic, offers advice and discusses the latest in research and treatment options.

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General Pediatrics