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The next time you go to see your health care provider for an upper respiratory illness — a cough or cold — don't assume you'll get a prescription for an antibiotic. While antibiotics don't treat viral illnesses, you can use a these seven tips to help with recovery.
As soon as a child is not feeling well, parents begin to think of ways to alleviate symptoms and, ultimately, help their child’s symptoms resolve.
In our increasingly digitalized world, where most of us and even our children own electronic devices with screens, many parents and adults worry about the impact of screen use for themselves and their children.
The backpack is as much as a part of school life as homework. Kids use backpacks to carry everything they need. Unfortunately, the weight of everything they need stuffed into an improperly worn backpack may lead to sore joints and muscles.
At the end of a wonderful summer and as families are returning to school and new routines, the question of “How much sleep does my child need?” might arise if you find your child is struggling.
Mandy and Tyler Leopold, of Austin, Minn., adopted Elliana at birth. She was born May 3, 2013, and her infancy was completely normal until 16 months.
Kelsie Kuyath was at work when she received a phone call that would change her life. Her then-husband was on the line, telling her that their youngest daughter, 4-month old Kyra, was having a seizure.
Smoothies can be a nutritious treat, but remember — just because it’s called a “smoothie” doesn’t mean it’s healthy. Here are some tips for nutritious and filling smoothies.
Packing up the kids for a road trip can be difficult. Making sure they are stocked with things to do to keep them occupied can be a tough battle on its own. If car sickness, a common type of motion sickness, is thrown into the equation, road trips can be even more of a struggle.
Our goal is to provide you with the best possible health care in a convenient and timely fashion. That’s why we offer expert care in a variety of settings. But how do you know what type of care to seek?
Experts agree: Childhood obesity is a major problem. “About one-third of our pediatric patients are overweight or obese,” says Jennifer Brumm, M.D., a pediatrician at Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse. The issue is not just aesthetic.
Summertime means lots of outdoor time. No one wants warm weather fun to end due to an illness or injury. Here’s some advice to help you and your family stay healthy and stay out of Urgent Care, Express Care and the Emergency Department.