Category: Children’s health

Whoo Whoo Whooping cough!

Ethan had his one year old check up – can you believe he is 1 already? He has really started changing from my baby into a little toddler. He is walking (and falling down) everywhere now and has even started … Continue reading

A shigella outbreak? What does THAT mean?

I recently received an email concerning a small outbreak of Shigella here in Montgomery County, OH. So I want to share with you what this means for you and your family, and what you should be watching for in your … Continue reading

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

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