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Conger’s Corner: Screen Time

  • Posted on Jun 22, 2017

Not talking yet?  What?  Your adorable bundle of smartness who is excelling in all areas is not using language yet?  Interestingly, handheld screen time is linked to expressive speech delays according to new research from

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How to Treat a Sunburn

  • Posted on Jun 21, 2017

Now that it’s getting hotter – don’t fall for the, “Mom, I’m good,” trick and let your kids go without sunscreen. But in case your kids do get a sunburn, here’s what to do. Remember,

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Non-cows milk may not be a good idea

  • Posted on Jun 20, 2017

Pretty much every day I talk to families that have made a decision to do an alternative to cow’s milk. Milk made from soy, almond or rice. Usually someone in the family is allergic or

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Baby Sunburn Prevention

  • Posted on Jun 19, 2017

  ​Why is a baby at special risk from sunburn? A baby’s skin is more delicate and thinner than an adult’s and burns and irritates more easily. Even dark-skinned babies may be sunburned. Babies cannot

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Prevent heat related stroke

  • Posted on Jun 16, 2017

It’s finally starting to feel like summer and these warmer days call for a reminder about the danger of vehicle-related heatstroke. The most recent data lists heatstroke as the leading cause of non-crash, vehicle-related deaths

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MMR does not cause autism

  • Posted on Jun 13, 2017

Can we put an end to this thinking? Finally? The journal Science Translational Medicine published a report studying patterns of brain activity in babies that were 6 months old. They were able to predict with

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Conger’s Corner: Parents Fighting

  • Posted on Jun 8, 2017

Angry words and exchanges occur in all marriages.  We fight, we pout, we scream, we stomp out of the room, all in front of our children.  This happens.  These moments can be teaching moments of

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