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How much caffeine is too much?

Caffeinated beverages and foods, such as gourmet coffee drinks, sodas, iced teas, energy drinks, ice cream and candy are readily available to children and teens. However, as parents are purchasing … Full Entry »

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Prevention is the best cure

Prevalence of food allergies A food allergy is an abnormal immune response or reaction to a food. It is a common health problem with one in 13 children in the … Full Entry »

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Fidget spinner craze: Help or hindrance?

Over the last few months, fidget spinners have become all the rage among children and adults in the United States. Fidget spinners are hand-held devices containing ball bearings that can … Full Entry »

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Tetralogy of Fallot 101

What is Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF)? TOF is a congenital heart defect that affects the heart’s structure and causes oxygen-poor blood to flow out of the heart and around the … Full Entry »

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Macromastia and breast reduction for teens

What is macromastia? Macromastia is a condition in which the breast tissue is abnormally enlarged. Large breasts can cause your teen health and emotional issues, as well as impair their … Full Entry »

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