4 Tips For Helping A Child With ADD

Parenting a child with attention deficit disorder (ADD) can bring all sorts of challenges. It is more difficult for your child to focus and concentrate, so he may not do as well in school or he might forget to complete his chores around the house. However, if you use a few different techniques, you can make things easier for both you and your kid. Here are four helpful tips for helping a child with ADD: Read More 

Retail Health Clinics Vs. Urgent Care: Four Things To Consider

If you've ever gotten injured or become sick enough to contact your doctor but you've found your doctor's office swamped for the day and unable to see you, you know waiting can sometimes be more than uncomfortable. A number of options have sprung up to help you get medical attention in these situations, but they're not all the same. Here are four considerations that can point you toward whether or not to go to retail clinics or an urgent care center. Read More 

Pediatrician Services That You Might Not Know About

You already know that the pediatrician helps your child to feel better when she's sick and keeps her health through well visits. But, what else can the pediatric doctor do? Check out these not-so-obvious services that pediatric doctors offer! Immunizations The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends a set schedule of immunizations, beginning at birth and continuing through early adulthood. These include vaccines for illnesses such as Hepatitis A and B, the mumps, measles, rotavirus, diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, pneumonia and rubella. Read More 

What You Need To Know About Milk Intolerances And Allergies

Milk allergies are very common. Many people suffer from some sort of discomfort from exposure to milk, whether mild or severe. This is why it is so important that parents know what to look for in their children so they can catch a milk allergy or intolerance early. Here are some things that you need to know. Anaphylaxis and Milk If your child has a severe allergy to milk they may respond with severe anaphylaxis. Read More 

Can Immunotherapy Help Reduce Your Allergy Symptoms?

If you suffered from seasonal nasal allergies, food allergies, or tactile allergies as a child, you may have found that your reactions to certain allergens are largely outgrown with age, while your body's reaction to other substances only intensifies. Because the treatment and management of allergies is a multi-billion dollar industry, it can be difficult to sort through the masses of information at your disposal, and effective remedies may slip through the cracks. Read More