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It’s a Big Deal

  • Posted on Jan 15, 2019

An article in the Journal of Neuroscience noted differences in the brains in teenagers that had even very low levels of marijuana use.  Teenagers are using marijuana a lot.  Since it’s been legalized in some

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Mealtime

  • Posted on Jan 10, 2019

Many toddlers and preschoolers are good company at mealtime, while other’s throw their biggest temper tantrums and food on the floor, so be patient and take each day at a time! It is common for

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Power Struggles – Final Step – Communication is Key!

  • Posted on Nov 27, 2018

Ask yourself during times of power-struggle: “What could my child be trying to communicate with me?” Have positive self-talk! There are 4 primary methodologies of Communication Commands vs. Questions –  Kid’s respond a lot better to

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Genetic testing

  • Posted on Nov 6, 2018

Thinking about ordering a genetic test that you’ve seen on tv to explore you or your child’s possible medical risks? One geneticist referred to this as “genetic astrology”. The genetic screening market is exploding and

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  • Posted on Oct 23, 2018

  Antibiotics are used to treat bacterial infections. They don’t treat viruses. Most of the parents in our practice know that so they understand when we don’t treat colds with amoxicillin. Medical providers are paying

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Tetanus vaccine

  • Posted on Oct 4, 2018

It was the first day of class and my college professor was late. We waited, antsy and then frustrated for 10 minutes…15 minutes…20 minutes. Most of us started to pack up our back packs and

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Now this is interesting…

  • Posted on Sep 24, 2018

Chlamydia is the nation’s most common sexually transmitted disease and untreated, it can lead to serious infections of the pelvic, ectopic pregnancies and infertility. And it’s on the rise. At Kids First, we’re trying to

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