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December 1st, 2014

Colds and Flu in your toddler – preparing for the winter sniffles

Does it seem like your toddler picks up everything going around? It’s not surprising when they put things in their mouth, cough and sneeze on each other, and touch anything in sight. Just when you think you’ve conquered one cold, they come home from preschool with another. Here are a few tips for those sniffly [...]

September 12th, 2012

A Little Dirt Won’t Hurt!

A little dirt never hurt anyone…. Danish researchers have found that getting dirty can pay off. They studied 411 children over a period of six years and found that the more exposure they had to a variety of bacteria the less risk they had of developing allergies. “In our study of over 400 children we [...]

March 10th, 2012

What’s all the hype about vitamin D?

What’s all the hype about vitamin D? It seems as though all anyone can talk about these days is vitamin D. Every time we turn around there is a new study showing that vitamin D prevents a different disease. The debates swirl as to what dosages to use every time a new study comes out [...]


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