Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome (CVS) is a rare and sometimes, debilitating illness that affects children and adults. It usually starts off as a colicky, reflux disorder in children. In later years, it can turn into severe migraines. CVS is hard to diagnosis due to mimicking other illnesses.
Learn why you should care whether other peoples' children are vaccinated or not even if you and your children have been vaccinated.
Information on methods and strategies that can be used to support children who have language and communication needs. Includes information and suggestion for creating enabling environments.
My son was diagnosed with Benign Enlargement of the Subarachnoid Space also known as BESS. The symptoms associated with BESS are very similar to those associated with Shaken Baby Syndrome. Often times parents are falsely accused of SBS because doctors fail to look past abuse to find the real...
Learn meningitis with a case review of an infant initially present with non-specific symptoms. This article provides insight on how to diagnose the disease with emphasis on characterizing seizures.
Camphor has been used for ages for a variety of purposes, including its use in cold medicine. However, the term 'camphor' is now being used for products that have been adulterated and are shown to be toxic. New York City's health department is warning people about the dangers of this volatile...
Noise induced hearing loss is on the rise in children: learn how to protect your child's hearing by preventing or reducing exposure to damaging noise volumes. Other causes of acquired hearing loss are explored, with ways to reduce or prevent the likelihood of childhood deafness. Hearing protection...
While Gardasil has been out for a few years and recommended for girls from age 11 to their mid-twenties, it has only recently been added to the recommendation list of vaccines for boys.
I know it is easy to just say yes, when the kids want pizza or hamburgers, but I think we say yes too often! With childhood obesity a growing problem, we as parents have to take control again.
Inhalant abuse is a growing problem for our teens and children. This is a serious addiction. The article lists common signs to look for on your child and it list some actions you can take as a parent.