Category: Children’s health

When should my child take an antibiotic?

A special post from our guest blogger, Navjyot K. Vidwan, MD, Pediatric infectious disease Physician at Dayton Children’s. November 12-16 is Get Smart about antibiotics week. Visit the CDC’s website to learn more. When a child is sick, parents tend … Continue reading

What does a forensic nurse do?

Did you know that child sexual abuse is a very common problem in today’s society? Some literature estimates that 1 in every 4 girls and 1 in every 5 boys will be sexually abused by the time they reach their … Continue reading

Tis the season… for the flu vaccine!

‘Tis the season…. No, not Christmas shopping yet… but the season for influenza and the influenza vaccines!!!! I recently made appointments for Audrey and Ethan to receive their vaccine at their doctor’s office and I got mine at work not … Continue reading

More bang for your buck

No, I am not talking about finances.  But, I am talking about boosting your child’s intake or eating, after a blow with being sick.You see, I was rubbing our son’s back and my goodness, I could REALLY feel his ribs!!  … Continue reading

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