We all want to be those people, right? The ones who maintain the perfect diet and have the most consistent bowel movement schedule, never having to worry about anything going wrong. While it’s ideal, it’s certainly the exception to the rule. But, that doesn’t mean that you should always have abnormal stool!
If you’re seeing different abnormal colors, here are some potential causes.
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Technology is supposed to make life easier and help us accomplish tasks more quickly, but for many, today’s technological advances have only made life more stressful.
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Just as we are getting over our spring allergies and breathing normally again, here comes summer in all her glory. Avoiding asthma triggers might be easy to say, but let’s get real. It’s pretty hard to avoid things like grass all summer.
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If it seems ear infections are more common in the summer, it’s because they actually do occur at bit more frequently. This seems to be a result of the weather, including both humidity and heat, along with increased participation in water sports. In general, ear infections are the second most common reason for visits to the pediatric primary care physician.
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Many of us associate winter with sitting beside a roaring fire watching the snowfall gently outside our window. We love to cozy up with a soft wrap and binge watch our favorite shows, maybe with our dog sleeping by our side. Lovely as that thought may be, there is another side to winter.
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Per the CDC’s latest reports, the flu has now been reported as widespread in 42 states plus New York City and the District of Columbia, with 53 pediatric flu-related deaths reported so far. What this means for most, and certainly those with children, is that the flu is much closer to you and your home than you may think. While most of the recommendations for prevention should be practiced throughout the year, it’s more important right now to follow these steps to prevent sickness for not only you and your family, but numerous others.
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