The Big Three: Cold, Flu, & Strep Throat – A Guide to Prevention and Treatment

As fall and winter set in, there is more than just colder weather and hot chocolate in the forecast; for many, there is a high chance of flu and a probability of colds with a percentage of strep throat. For the first few years of life, children’s little bodies and immune systems are being exposed […]

History of Chickenpox and How the Vaccine Changed Everything 

Schools are like little germ factories. Parents out there know this quite well. Children are curious creatures that get into anything, don’t often wash their hands thoroughly, and sneeze and cough on everything around them. Their little bodies are also getting exposed to all kinds of new pathogens as their immune systems are building up.  […]

Common Bone Fractures in Kids and What to Expect 

Ok, so little Lucy was on the monkey bars and decided she wanted to try her hand at long-distance jumping, but her hand slipped and she landed wrong. Maybe little Lucy was feeling inspired and tried one of those awesome Tony Hawk skateboarding moves but was not quite as airborne as she thought and kapow! […]