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Pediatrics

Teaching Happiness

When asked what we want most in life, the majority of us will reply that we want to be happy... So how can we be happy? And, just as important, how can we “teach” happiness to our children?

Pediatric Scoliosis – Abnormal Curvature of the Spine

Your spine gives your body support and allows you to move and bend freely. It is made up of small bones called vertebrae that are stacked up on top of each other and separated by soft discs. The vertebrae normally form a straight line from your head to your tailbone with a slight forward curve at the top and backward curve at the bottom of the spine. However, sometimes the spine will rotate and twist and develop an abnormal sideways curve. This is called scoliosis.

The Power of Sleep

Considering how important sleep is to our proper functioning as human beings it is interesting how easy it is for our sleep cycles to be disrupted, either by circumstances outside our control or more commonly by our own choices. While some view sleep as a necessary nuisance it is clear that good sleep patterns contribute...
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Preventing Heat Stroke

Summer is just around the corner, and with the promise of summer break approaching, you may find that you are planning more outdoor activities for you and your family. The goal of this week’s blog is to discuss the importance of preventing heat stress in children and infants. For more information on sun protection and...
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Understanding Sepsis

A newborn baby is the greatest miracle of life. There is nothing more incredible and supernal than the creation of a new human being. Newborns enter a world of many dangers and their small bodies are as yet unproven in competency to deal with many trials. The infant’s intestines have not yet been tested with...
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