Category: Children’s health

A lifesaving career

May 20-May 26 is National Emergency Medical Services week. It is a time to honor the dedication of those who provide the day- to-day lifesaving services of medicine on the front line. Working as a paramedic is a tough career … Continue reading

Changes to infant Tylenol

I am a pharmacist but also a mother of four beautiful children.  I have used infant acetaminophen for my babies when they were in pain and to bring down their fevers.  Acetaminophen is a helpful medication, but needs to be … Continue reading

How chronic illness can cause trauma in children

May 6-12, 2012 is National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week Stacy Flowers, PsyD, a pediatric psychologist at Dayton Children’s discusses the issue of trauma symptoms in children with chronic illnesses. When people hear the word TRAUMA, they typically think about … Continue reading

Three keys to a positive attitude

A positive attitude throughout life can reduce your risks of a heart attack by up to 50% according to research published in the April 17, 2012 journal Psychological Bulletin. Investigators from the Harvard School of Public Health reviewed more than … Continue reading

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