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Monday, April 17, 1:52pm Your Health

By Drs. Sally Robinson and Keith Bly It’s normal for brothers and sisters to argue and compete for their parents’ attention. Sibling rivalry teaches kids to manage conflicts, share, cooperate and express their ideas and feelings. Children can learn how to deal effectively with conflict... more »

Tuesday, April 11, 4:24pm Your Health

By Drs. Sally Robinson and Keith Bly You’ve probably heard of “mono” or mononucleosis. It is an infection that produces flu-like symptoms and usually goes away on its own in a few weeks. The Epstein-Barr virus, a common virus that most children encounter at some point, usually... more »

Tuesday, April 4, 4:06pm Your Health

By Drs. Tuenchit Khamapirad and Morton Leonard Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death for women today. The International Agency for Research on Cancer reports that more than one million women develop breast cancer every year worldwide. The highest risk factors for breast cancer... more »

Wednesday, March 29, 4:20pm Your Health

By Drs. Sally Robinson and Keith Bly When a fire starts in a home, there are often only minutes to escape. That’s why it is important that you keep your home fire-safe and devise a plan of action for your family in the event of a fire. The first step to making your home fire-safe is to... more »

Tuesday, March 21, 4:07pm Your Health

By Drs. Sally Robinson and Keith Bly About 25 percent of all newborns cry inconsolably for hours at a time, several times a day, even when healthy and well fed. This condition, known as colic, usually begins at about 2 to 3 weeks of age, intensifies around 6 weeks of age and improves by about 3 to... more »

Tuesday, March 14, 4:09pm Your Health

By Drs. Sally Robinson and Keith Bly Nothing is more important to success than learning to read. Those who can’t read have fewer advantages than those that can. Reading is just as important for babies as it is for adults. Early exposure to reading increases the chances of success in school,... more »

Tuesday, March 7, 3:58pm Your Health

By Drs. Sally Robinson and Keith Bly Most children put non-food items in their mouths at some point. For example, a child may put dirt from a sandbox in her mouth. This is a normal exploration of their environment. However, some children may develop pica, an eating disorder characterized by... more »

Tuesday, February 28, 11:03am Your Health

By Drs. Sally Robinson and Keith Bly Nearly 50 percent of children get a wart at some point. Warts are passed from person to person by a virus known as the human papillomavirus, and not from touching frogs or toads. They can occur on any area of the body, but they are usually found on fingers,... more »

Tuesday, February 21, 11:14am Your Health

By Drs. Sally Robinson and Keith Bly The Internet can be a valuable resource for both adults and children, but there are potential dangers for children that must be considered. A child may come across material that is sexual, hateful, violent or otherwise inappropriate. In addition, some Web sites... more »

Tuesday, February 14, 11:11am Your Health

By Drs. Sally Robinson and Keith Bly According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, more than 25 percent of children in the U.S. live in homes or apartments that have significant amounts of lead in contaminated paint, dust, soil or plumbing. High levels of lead in a child’s blood can cause... more »

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