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Category: Kohl’s A Minute For Kids

Preventing heat-related illness

By: Dr. Patricia Abboud, MD As temperatures begin to climb and outdoor activities begin, young children, particularly athletes, can become susceptible to heat-related illnesses. “Your child’s body regulates its temperature through sweating and radiating heat through his or her skin,” … Continue reading

Green cleaning

By: Dr. Shalini Forbis When you have a child with asthma or allergies, spring can trigger more than the start of summer. As trees begin to bloom and spring cleaning become top-of-mind, you want to eliminate asthma and allergy triggers … Continue reading

Making time for some shut eye

By: Dr. Melissa King You know how it feels to go through the day grumpy or with low energy because you didn’t get enough sleep.   Kids and their young bodies react differently to lack of sleep or poor sleep, sometimes … Continue reading

A flu-free home

By: Dr. Stacy Meyer It’s that time of year when the dreaded flu rears its ugly head. Ensure your family has put up a defense system to keep your home flu-free. Germs cause the flu, and many other sicknesses from … Continue reading

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