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Can Using Antibiotics Cause Allergies?

May 14th, 2015 | By: Nancy Ripton
Early antibiotic use may be to blame for a host of ailments including infectious disease, allergies and even obesity. Here's what parents need to know.
Can Using Antibiotics Cause Allergies?

Antibiotics may be at least partially to blame for the recent rise in allergies, as well as a host of other health ailments. Researchers at the University of Minnesota have found a link between antibiotic use in infants, and the resulting changes in gut bacteria, with a host of ailments ranging from increased allergies and obesity to diseases later in life.

Can you Help Prevent Food Allergies?

February 10th, 2015 | By: Joey Shulman
Find out what puts children at an increased risk of food allergies and if there's anything you can do to reduce their allergy risk.
Can you Help Prevent Food Allergies?

Food allergies can be an underlying cause of many childhood illnesses such as skin ailments, digestive issues or respiratory problems, but in many cases you can minimize, or even prevent, the onset of an allergic response. Here's what you need to know about food allergies:

Cold and Flu Prevention

January 3rd, 2015 | By: Nancy Ripton
How to keep your family healthy this year.
Cold and Flu Prevention

A few simple steps can make the difference between a year full of sick days and a healthy family. Here are four easy ways to help keep your family cold and flu-free this year.

Medicine for Kids

December 9th, 2014 | By: Nancy Ripton
What you can do when your child gets sick
Medicine for Kids

The rules surrounding cold and flu medications for children seem to change every year–here's what you need to know when it comes to helping sick kids feel better.

BPA, Phthalates, Cold Medicine–Is your Child at Risk?

December 9th, 2014 | By: Sydney Loney
Whether you're worried about baby bottles or baby lotion, here's your guide to new research on potential infant health hazards.
BPA, Phthalates, Cold Medicine–Is your Child at Risk?

These are tough times for kids under two. Some of their coolest toys have been taken away, they have to be extra careful about what they put in their mouths and now they've been told they shouldn't indulge in many baby bath products. What's a kid (or parent) to do?