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Posted by: David Stukus, MD on Dec 24, 2019

Dry, chapped, irritated lips are more than just unsightly – they can be painful as well. Unfortunately, many of us are used to this feeling and see our kids suffer too.

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700 Children’s features the most current pediatric health care information and research from our pediatric experts – physicians and specialists who have seen it all. Many of them are parents and bring a special understanding to what our patients and families experience. If you have a child – or care for a child – 700 Children’s was created especially for you.

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Managing Exercise Induced Asthma in Athletes

Sep 19, 2018

When we breath, air is commonly moistened and heated in our nasal passages. Often, during physical exertion, athletes will breathe more through their mouths rather than their noses, so the air they inhale is colder and dryer. For some people, this irritates and narrows the airways, leading to asthma symptoms.  Read More

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Food Sensitivity Tests: The Pitfalls of Home Testing Kits

Jul 19, 2018

At-home tests are being marketed as a convenient way to determine food sensitivity. Read what our allergy expert has to say about what these tests can and can't do. Read More

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Summer Safety Guide: Expert Advice for Fun in the Sun

Jun 07, 2018

Our experts are giving you access to a Summer Guide full of tips and articles for a safe and healthy break. From advice on bumps and bruises, to swimming and playground safety and even managing your child’s mental health, we have advice for you and your child to have a safe and fun summer. Read More

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Air Quality Alert: Why Hot, Sunny Days Can Be Bad for Your Breathing

May 01, 2018

Hot, sunny days can often worsen breathing problems due to high ozone levels. Here are tips to lessen exposure. Read More

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What Can Peter Rabbit Teach Us About Food Allergies?

Feb 21, 2018

My children and I were excited to see the classic Tale of Peter Rabbit come to life on the movie screen. The Peter Rabbit we grew up with whimpered home to his mother with a belly ache after eating too much food from Mr. McGregor’s garden. Read More


Humidifiers for Respiratory Infections: Are They Helpful or Harmful?

Jan 30, 2018

Pediatricians often recommend plugging in a humidifier in your child's bedroom when they get an upper respiratory infection. But does this actually do anything? Read More

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Our Top 10 Blog Posts of 2017

Dec 28, 2017

For the past three years we have saved a slot on our calendar to list the top 10 posts of the year. In 2017, we shared year-over-year favorites, trending and newsworthy topics and told you about new initiatives. Read More

The Importance of Reading Labels for Food Allergen Avoidance

Oct 25, 2017

Reading labels can be tricky and ingredient lists can change suddenly without warning. It is recommended that people with food allergies read all labels prior to eating products, including those they have safely eaten before. Read More