Monthly Archives: December 2011

Children And Tantrums

Have you ever been in a public setting and felt everyone staring at you as your child melts down into a screaming fit? Ever find yourself avoiding an errand with … Full Entry »

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Chevron Pledges $6 Million To Expand Pediatric Care In Africa

As the president of Chevron Africa and Latin America Exploration and Production, I have had the opportunity to travel the world and meet people from all walks of life. My … Full Entry »

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Is Heading A Soccer Ball Dangerous?

For any parent whose child plays a competitive sport, injuries can be an understandable concern. Recently, several articles have been published regarding the dangers of children heading a soccer ball, … Full Entry »

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Molluscum Contagiosum: A Common Viral Skin Condition In Children

Molluscum contagiosum is a very common viral skin condition in children. “Molluscum” are small dome-shaped bumps on the skin that have a central white or “waxy” core. They can affect … Full Entry »

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Sugar Sweetened Cereals — Nutrition Or Dessert In A Bowl?

Recently the Environmental Working Group published a report on the amount of sugar in children’s cereals. Citing their “dirty dozen” (minus 2) list of high sugar cereals, the report shed … Full Entry »

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