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Quick reference medical handouts used by Pediatric offices


August. 22, 2014
KidsGrowth.com


The Ebola Virus

It is in the news these past weeks. The ebola virus, a notoriously deadly virus that causes fearsome symptoms, the most prominent being high fever and massive internal bleeding. Ebola virus kills as many as 90% of the people it infects. It is one of the viruses that is capable of causing hemorrhagic (bloody) fever. Ebola does not affect children differently than adults.

Nutrution Basics Helps Fight Childhood Obesity

With childhood obesity levels at an all-time high, parents, schools—even whole communities—are getting behind the movement to help young people eat healthier. As the new school year approaches, Food and Drug Administration registered dietitian Shirley Blakely says consumers should focus on two main things when buying food for children to eat for lunch; the nutrition facts label and the ingredients of the product







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2014 Immunization Schedules

Every year, recommendations for routine use of vaccines in children, adolescents, and adults are developed by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. The 2014 child and adolescent schedule has now been released with only a few minor changes to last years recommendations


Multiple Vaccines at One Visit

During some well baby visits, children receive more than onc vaccination at a time. Repeated studies that children can safely receive multiple vaccines at one time. Check out what the Center for Disease Control says about this common parental concern.


Keep Your Child Watered all Year Long

Many of us underestimate our children's need for water. The physiologic needs for water in youngsters,however, are, for several reasons, at least as significant as those of adults.


Ask Your Child's Doctor if Antibioitics are really necessary

In the past, it wasn't uncommon for kids to be prescribed antibiotics for almost any respiratory infection. Now doctors are more careful about prescribing them only when necessary


Traveling with Children this Summer

Traveling with kids can be a challenge. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has tips for the entire family whether on the road or in the air.


Wonderful Watermelon

Watermelon. Doesn’t just saying the word make your mouth water? Here’s a tasty, kid-friendly food that’s loaded with healthful ingredients


Biting, Pushing, Hair Pulling: Helping Children with Aggression

Has your child ever lashed out and hurt someone? Has she ever been attacked by another aggressive child? If your answer is "yes," join the crowd! Almost all of us struggle with understanding and helping our children when they hurt others, and when they are hurt by other children.


Are your child's immunizations up to date: An Interactive Guide

Get the best protection for your child—make sure your youngster is immunized on schedule. For a complete list of recommended immunizations, just select your child’s age and we will do the rest.


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