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First Aid

Some of the most frequent calls I get from parents are for first aid. After assessing that the injury or illness can be treated at home, I then instruct the parent how to treat their child...

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November 29, 2015
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Cold Treatment

WET SOCK TREATMENT Effects of the Wet Sock Treatment This treatment acts to reflexively increase the circulation and decrease congestion in the upper respiratory passages, head, and throat. It has a sedating action and many...

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November 29, 2015
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Allergy Treatment

For more than 35 million Americans, the change of seasons from winter to spring heralds more than just the start of baseball games and better weather. . .it also means seasonal allergies are just around...

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November 23, 2015
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Food Introduction for Infants

WHEN TO START: Age: 5-6 months is typical. Teeth: shows that enzymes are now present for proper digestion. Sitting up unattended for proper swallowin.g Baby doesn’t push the food right out with their tongue. Baby...

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November 23, 2015
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Flu Prevention & Treatment

FLU PREVENTION Wash your hands frequently! Don’t touch mouth or nose or face with hands. Stay home to rest if starting to feel flu symptoms coming on. Take your probiotics! L.acidophilus and B.bifidus (and maybe...

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November 23, 2015
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Summer Health Tips

Wear a QUALITY Sunscreen: Buyer Beware–Not all sunscreens are created equal! Be sure to do your research and check with your physician if you need a recommendation. Get moving: Let’s be honest, you already know...

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November 23, 2015
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Spring Health Tips

Springtime is when new life begins and it is a good time for us to breathe some new life into ourselves. It is time to think about Spring cleaning, both in the home and in...

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November 23, 2015
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Fall & Winter Health Tips

As the chill of winter settles in and the flu begins to go around, here are some natural fall and winter health tips that will help get you through. Eat warm foods and drink warm...

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November 22, 2015