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Kristen Stuppy
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Shorted at the pharmacy
Has this ever happened to you? Your baby has an ear infection, so you pick up the antibiotic and diligently give it as directed on the bottle. Every day you remember it because you want the infection to go away. But as the days pass, you notice there isn't ...
Has this ever happened to you? Your baby has an ear infection, so you pick up the antibiotic and diligently give it as directed on the bottle. Every day you remember it because you want the infection to go away. But as the da...
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Developing healthcare responsibility in your children
I am writing this fully knowing I am at risk of upsetting some parents. But this is the time of year we see more school aged kids for their annual physicals, so it is the time of year I think about how parents could help their kids grow into independent adu...
I am writing this fully knowing I am at risk of upsetting some parents. But this is the time of year we see more school aged kids for their annual physicals, so it is the time of year I think about how parents could help thei...
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Screen time for under 2 years might be okay? What!!!???
I was initially confused by recent headlines such as this reporting that Dr. Dimitri Christakis now says some interactive time on tablets or computers might be okay at young ages. He is one of the authors of the 2011 American Academy of Pediatrics Guideline...
I was initially confused by recent headlines such as this reporting that Dr. Dimitri Christakis now says some interactive time on tablets or computers might be okay at young ages. He is one of the authors of the 2011 American...
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Allergy testing: When to Use It and When to Not
As food allergies have gotten more common, more parents than ever want testing. There are definitely reasons to test, but testing can be expensive, and not all tests are equal. There are also differences between food allergies and food insensitivities. A tr...
As food allergies have gotten more common, more parents than ever want testing. There are definitely reasons to test, but testing can be expensive, and not all tests are equal. There are also differences between food allergie...
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Are you following your doctor's instructions?
Every day doctors assess and treat patients. Most doctors follow standard guideline practices or have good reason to not follow them for any individual patient. Insurance companies are taking it upon themselves to "help" doctors follow these guidelines. The...
Every day doctors assess and treat patients. Most doctors follow standard guideline practices or have good reason to not follow them for any individual patient. Insurance companies are taking it upon themselves to "help" doct...
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One change for this allergy season: Nasocort is a nasal corticosteroid that is available over the counter. I suspect some insurance plans will stop paying for the prescription nasal corticosteroids soon in response...
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Hair loss in children
Spring is a time I often hear complaints of hair loss. It only took a couple seasons to notice the pattern, both in the office and with my own hairbrush. I have long suspected that it is similar to our pets shedding unneeded hair this time of year, but have...
Spring is a time I often hear complaints of hair loss. It only took a couple seasons to notice the pattern, both in the office and with my own hairbrush. I have long suspected that it is similar to our pets shedding unneeded ...
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Lyrics were added to our parody of "What does the fox say?"
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Pediatric offices are such fun places to work! 
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I updated this with a link I found very interesting...
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Cell Phone and Social Media Etiquette
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Vaccines
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About the Course. This course will discuss issues regarding vaccines and vaccine safety. Specifically, 1) the history of vaccines, focusing

Monster Tooth Pillow & Tooth Holder
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This got me thinking about what traditions we want to start with the "Tooth Fairy" and crafts that go along with it! First of all,

Ear Wax: Both Good and Bad
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We make ear wax, also known as cerumen. Many people are annoyed by wax buildup, but it has a purpose! Wax grabs all the dust, dirt, and othe

Too Little Sleep in Athletes | Quest for Health
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Too Little Sleep in Athletes. I am very concerned on many levels about late nights required for local sport programs from a parent perspecti

Money keeps a physician practice running
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Your physician’s office is one of the few places where you can receive advice, services, and materials without payment at the time of receiv

Can baby be vegan?
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I want baby to be on a vegan diet, but how can I ensure that she’s getting enough vitamins?

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Parenting when you're angry: Keep Cool
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One of the biggest problems I've had disciplining my kids is letting them see I'm angry. And from talking with many parents over the years,

The real problem with overzealous breastfeeding advocacy | Confessions o...
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Mommy wars aside, I think you'd have to be living under a rock if you haven't heard the enormous and real benefits of breastfeeding. Breastf

Decisions Parents Make: Use all the facts
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One of the great things about our country is we have freedom of speech. I highly support everyone being able to state their opinion, includi