Rumination syndrome, a functional gastrointestinal disorder (FGID), is a rare condition in which food and drink that has been swallowed but not yet digested is involuntarily regurgitated, or brought back up, shortly after intake.
Despite increasing consciousness about the dangers of sugary drinks, milk and milk-alternative beverages remain an area of confusion. All types of milk can cause cavities if they are inappropriately consumed.
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You may remember your parents telling you to figure out what you want to do with your life. Well time flies, and you might find yourself ready to have these same conversations with your child. So how do you encourage them to think about their plans for the future? Read More
Bipolar disorder, also known as manic depression, is a mental illness marked by episodes of mania and depression. It causes extreme mood swings which are accompanied by changes in the child’s energy level, sleep, thinking and behavior. Read More
Unfortunately, children with ADHD are at an increased risk of experiencing depression and suicidal thoughts or behaviors throughout their lifetime, which suggests emotional and social factors should be a focus of care for these children. Read More
Acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, is a serious condition that affects the nervous system, causing weakness and paralysis in muscles.
Thankfully, new treatments are being studied as doctors and scientists are learning more about AFM. Read More
Heading off to college can be exciting and stressful for both parents and kids. What most parents don’t know is that back-to-school is the beginning of what is called the “Red Zone,” which is a six-week timeframe where students, particularly first-year students, are more likely to experience sexual assault on campus. Read More
Because of the nature of practices, cheerleaders tend to see injuries similar to what dancers get. In this way, cheer athletes really should take care of, and prepare, their bodies for practice as a dancer would. Read More