Posts Categorized: Children

A healthy start to the new school year

Backpacks, school supplies, shoes, clothes—most families’ back-to-school checklists are extensive. Don’t forget to consider a trip to the doctor and updated vaccines to ensure your child has a healthy start to the new school year. These exams are required for new and returning students: Physicals: Children must get physicals for kindergarten and sixth grade. Dental…
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Treat your child’s eczema with these tips

Eczema is a medical condition of the skin. It is estimated that more than 30 million Americans have eczema. While there is not a cure for eczema, there are treatments to help manage the symptoms. Normal, healthy skin acts like a protective barrier that prevents water from getting out and keeps outside agents such as irritants or bacteria…
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Fragile X: a common but unknown condition

Chances are, you know someone whose life has been touched by Fragile X. It’s also highly likely that you’ve never heard of Fragile X, even though it’s the leading inherited cause of intellectual disability, autism and developmental delay. Fragile X is actually a family of genetic conditions that can have profound effects on carriers of…
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