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Building Healthy Bones

Posted on 28. Jul, 2010 by in Medical

Building Healthy Bones

Did you know that keeping salt and animal protein intake low and fruit and vegetable intake high is every bit as important?

Avoiding Food Fights with Your Kids

Posted on 28. Jul, 2010 by in Parenting, Preschooler, Toddler

Avoiding Food Fights with Your Kids

Mealtime can turn into a battle of wills as kids fret about some new and seemingly menacing food offering, ask for a specially prepared meal, or just flat out refuse to eat.

Avoiding Colic

Posted on 28. Jul, 2010 by in Infant

Avoiding Colic

Colicky babies have gas and cry for long periods, usually in the evening—and nothing their concerned parents do seems to help.

Preventing Childhood Obesity

Posted on 28. Jul, 2010 by in Preschooler, School Age

Preventing Childhood Obesity

Overnutrition from the wrong types of foods is the greatest nutrition-related risk to children today.

Cooking Strawberry Jam with your Child

Posted on 28. Jul, 2010 by in Healthy Lifestyle

Cooking Strawberry Jam with your Child

My earliest and fondest memories of cooking are of summer days spent making strawberry jam with my mother. In early June, we would pick up a flat of strawberries from the farmer’s market, bring it home, and lay newspapers all over the dining table before beginning the task of hulling, crushing, measuring and cooking the [...]

Cooking at Home: Creating the Guilt-Free Burger

Posted on 24. Jul, 2010 by in Cooking

Cooking at Home: Creating the Guilt-Free Burger

For many of us, a good burger is a guilty pleasure. But does it have to be? What if your burger delivered nutrition from whole grains and vegetables?  Wouldn't you feel a lot better about eating it, and feeding it to your kids?

Swimmer’s Ear — an infection of the ear canal, also known as the external ear.

Posted on 15. Jul, 2010 by in Medical

Swimmer’s Ear — an infection of the ear canal, also known as the external ear.

July is a bad time to go to a teaching hospital.  All of the interns, the first doctors who see your child, are fresh out of medical school.  (Actually, that’s not entirely true.  In my hospital, for instance, many of the interns have already done extensive training overseas; but that’s another story.)  In some ways, [...]