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Category: Children’s Health
RSV – What It Is and How to Avoid It
It usually looks like a common cold, but in some kids, RSV can quickly turn dangerous. Dr. Claire Fletcher explains what you need to know and how to treat it at home.
HPV and Subsequent Cancers Can Be Prevented
Most people don’t even know they have HPV. Fortunately, there's a lot you can do as adults and parents to help prevent HPV Infections.
Food Swaps for a Healthier Child
Back-to-school is a milestone in every child’s life. Whether they’re heading to pre-K or high school, help them make better food choices for lunch and snacks.
Shoe Shopping Advice for Back-to-School
With the end of summer quickly approaching, the time has come to prepare for back-to-school shopping. Here are some tips to help with shoe shopping - the best quality, fit, and more.
Check Your Kids’ Health Exams Off Your Back-to-School List
Rather than wait for the back-to-school rush, schedule appointments soon for annual exams, sports physicals, and vaccinations - even for college students.
4 Common Carcinogens That Are Too Close to Home
What is radon gas and how to protect yourself from other cancer-causing carcinogens at home? Glacial Ridge Health System provides the answers.
Vision Therapy – Help for the Brain-Eye Connection
Vision therapy with an occupational therapist is available at Glacial Ridge Health System for people of all ages who suffer from a variety of visual impairments.
Questions often arise about diabetes. We have answers.
Let’s Talk About Speech
What does talking to your friend on the phone and swallowing your food at a meal have in common? You do these two things without really thinking, at least not until the act of speaking or swallowing becomes difficult due to an injury or illness. Speech therapy can help!