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  • Get the Facts: Egg Allergies & Flu Vaccines

    10/28/2013 | Everyday WellnessSafety & PreventionTreatmentsAllergies & Asthma

    Tis the season to get the flu vaccine, but what’s a parent to do if your child has an intolerance or allergy to the flu shot? It’s true that the flu vaccine contains a very small amount of egg protein, but it is still recommended for all children aged six months and older. You may need to take precautions if your child has an egg allergy, but not necessarily avoid the vaccine altogether.…

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  • All About Eczema

    10/23/2013 | TreatmentsAllergies & Asthma

    Winter’s cold temperatures and dry air can wreak havoc on children’s skin—especially if your child suffers from a chronic skin condition known as eczema. Proper skin care and medication can help alleviate your child’s symptoms and prevent flare-ups—during the winter months and year-round. What is Eczema? Eczema, or atopic dermatitis, is a chronic skin condition in which…

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  • Dealing with Your Child’s Asthma

    10/26/2012 | TreatmentsAllergies & Asthma

    Having a child with Asthma can be scary because an Asthma attack can happen without any warning. When your child has an Asthma attack, you may notice coughing and wheezing and they may complain of chest tightness or shortness of breath. That’s because during an asthma attack, your child’s bronchial tubes become narrow and airflow in and out of the lung is blocked. The good news is, while…

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