You may associate heart conditions such as heart attack or coronary artery disease with adults, not teenagers. Teenagers can have heart conditions too, although they are usually not the same conditions that plaque adults. Some conditions are the result of birth defects, while others result from insufficient medical care or an unhealthy lifestyle. Heart Murmur A teenager can be … [Read more...] about Teenage Heart Conditions
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“Be careful!” Nod your head if you’ve said this to your child today. Yeah, me too. This well meaning phrase is used ad nauseum in the modern world. There are a lot of dangers out there, yes. We love our kiddos with every ounce of our being, of course. The mama bear instinct is real. Abso-frickin-lutely. But, when does protecting our kids become riskier than stepping … [Read more...] about Should Kids Always Be Careful?
“Tissue mommy! I need a tissue!!” Your child comes running at you, with double-barreled boogies from both nostrils. Ugh. It’s definitely that time of the year! But, come late winter/early spring, it can be tough to know if it’s due to a cold, or allergies. Which is why I’m always being asked by moms around this time, “Is it a cold or allergies?” As an ER doctor, mom … [Read more...] about Is It A Cold Or Allergies?
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It's Breast Cancer Awareness Month and we love all the companies who donate money to the cause and help bring awareness. A few of our favorites are below: Weatherman Pink Collapsible Umbrella This collapsible umbrella is incredibly sturdy and will endure even the harshest weather conditions (and comes in a lovely shade of pink). On top of that it has an ingenious app … [Read more...] about Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Products That Give Back