Chickenpox

Immunizations

Chickenpox is an infection caused by the varicella virus. Chickenpox is still a common infection with most cases occurring in children up to age 10.Although Chickenpox may be a mild illness in most children, but some children and adults can have serious complications. Chickenpox is very contagious. A person can catch Chickenpox by coming in…
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Bedwetting

| Child Health, Parenting

wetting the bed

Bedwetting can be stressful for you and your child. Most children are emotionally and physically healthy. Bedwetting is not something your child can control. It is normal for children under the age of 5 to wet the bed. And, only three percent of children still wet the bed by the time they reach age twelve.…
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Autism

Autism Awareness

Autism is a complex developmental disability that typically appears during the first three years of life and is the result of a neurological disorder that affects the normal functioning of the brain, impacting development in the areas of social interaction and communication skills. Both children and adults with autism typically show difficulties in verbal and…
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Anaphylaxis

Peanuts

Anaphylaxis is a severe reaction that occurs when a person comes in contact to an allergy causing substance. When the allergen enters the bloodstream the body releases chemicals to protect itself. These chemicals can cause certain symptoms such as breathing difficulty, swelling, shock, dizziness and even death. Anaphylaxis is a serious medical emergency. Death can…
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