Guest Post-Childs First Dental Visit

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This is a guest article from Manchester cosmetic dentists where you can learn more about helping your child to have healthy teeth and gums during their life. Tips for Children’s First Dental Visit It’s true, a fear of the dentist plagues many adults. If you or your spouse suffers from a similar dental fear, there’s…
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Toddler Swallowed 37 Magnets

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Three year old Payton Bushnell from Oregon, was taken to the hospital when her parents thought she had the stomach flu. It went on for days at home before the parents actually decided to take her to the hospital because they couldn’t stop her from vomiting. X-rays revealed that she had swallowed 37 Buckyballs magnets…
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Toddlers Served Alcohol?

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Have you heard about the toddler that was served a margarita at Applebees? The child, Dominick, was ordered an apple juice by his mother, Taylor Dill-Reese. Throughout the meal, his mother began to notice that Dominick was sleepy. He laid his head on the table to sleep, but when he woke up he seemed overly…
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The Danger of Walking on Water

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Have you heard about the water walking balls? Maybe you have even been inside of one. Maybe, just maybe, you even own one. Have you heard about the dangers of them? Perhaps you know, but figure that its too much fun to give up. The Consumer Product Safety Commission(CPSC) has issued a consumer warning about…
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Another Recall for Johnson & Johnson?

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On March 29, 2011, Johnson and Johnson issued yet another recall. The company is now pulling over 34,000 bottles off the shelves. Consumers are still complaining of a musty or moldy smell that they are claiming have caused nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Johnson and Johnson also added 717,696 bottles to the January 14, 2010 recall.…
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Influenza

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What is “the flu”? “The flu” is a common name used for Influenza A and B. It is a viral illness that is transmitted by respiratory droplets from an infected person. It is possible to transmit the virus very early on, even before it is known that a person has the infection. The incubation period…
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My Pyramid

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Nutrition allows your child to lead a healthy lifestyle. Since a child learns eating habits at an early age, you must begin teaching nutrition while he is very young. Nutrition includes not only eating right but also exercise to develop growing bones and muscles. Talk to your doctor about the ideal weight for your child…
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Puberty in Boys

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Puberty in boys is the time in your life when you start to become a young man. As your body goes through a lot of changes you may have sudden growth spurts. Your body is changing mentally and physically. Most boys start puberty around the ages of 10 through 15. Hormones cause your body to…
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Dehydration Caused by Diarrhea

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Your colon absorbs water, salt, and nutrients from the foods you eat. Your colon then forms stools. Stools are stored in your rectum. Stools are passed out of your body when you have a bowel movement. If you have diarrhea, the water, salt and nutrients will pass to fast through your colon. The colon doesn’t…
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Puberty in Girls

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Puberty in girls is the time in your life when you start to become a young woman. As your body goes through a lot of changes you may have sudden growth spurts. Your body is changing is changing mentally and physically. Most girls start puberty around the ages of 8 through 13. Hormones cause your…
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Diabetes

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Nearly 21 million Americans (children and adults) has diabetes Diabetes is a chronic, life threatening disease, that at the present time, has no cure Diabetes is the fifth deadliest disease in the United States Diabetes contributes to the death of about 224,000 Americans each year One in fourteen Americans has diabetes Every 21 seconds another…
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