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Cholesterol Screening in Children

New guidelines now suggest screening 9 - 11 year old children for cholesterol. This new recommendation will help identify those children at risk for cardiovascular disease - before it progresses.  ...

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Natural Products Not Necessarily Safe

It is tempting to assume homeopathic, natural products are safe to consume because they "come from nature."  However, products derived from a natural plant or animal source are not necessarily free of side effects - or totally safe....

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Fact or Myth: Sugar Causes Hyperactivity

Question: Does sugar cause hyperactivity in children? Answer: No, sugar does not cause hyperactivity in children. There is no scientific evidence to support this theory. The hyperactivity that parents observe in their children is likely situational. Think of the times that you typically offer hig...

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Grandparenting Is Hard Work

Sure, you've seen the greeting cards - a grandma and a grandchild contentedly, quietly staring at each other in a comfy chair. Well, I am here to tell you that is not probably going to happen. At least not often. Grandparenting is hard work - but, some of the most enjoyable I have ever known....

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Expert Spotlight

Ask A Physician

What medicine or supplies I should have on hand for baby's arrival?

Dr. Stephanie Neuhaus MD, Pediatrician at Methodist Physicians Clinic Hawthorne Court answers this question.

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