Tag: Pediatrics

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Swing, batter-batter, swing! Sports Helmets and Concussions

You signed your child up for Little League, and now you’re wondering if that old batting helmet that’s been kicking around the garage is good enough for one more season. You’ve watched games from the bleachers enough times to have seen other people’s kids dropped by a wild pitch, and you don’t want to experience...

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Recurring Snot, Ahem, Cold Symptoms in Kids

By Martin Janning, MD, Outreach Specialist at GRHS: Ear, Nose & Throat Physician & Sleep Specialist This three-part series features common pediatric ear, nose, and throat symptoms to help parents identify the normal versus abnormal conditions kids have – and when to talk to their family physician about it. In part one, we looked at...

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Does Your Child Snore? 9 Signs of Troubled Sleep

By Martin Janning, MD, Outreach Specialist at GRHS: Ear, Nose & Throat Physician & Sleep Specialist Pediatric ear, nose, and throat (ENT) disorders remain among the primary reasons children visit a physician according to the American Academy of Otolaryngology. Most physicians are prepared to handle an ear infection or runny nose, but how do you...

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Dancers Bring Comfort for Pediatric Patients

Staff at Glacial Ridge Health System accepted the generous stuffed animal donation from Dancin’ Off Broadway. Dancers in the winter show donated stuffed animals for the local hospitals. Pediatric patients at Glacial Ridge Hospital, ER, and OR can receive a stuffed animal to help them feel a little extra touch of comfort. From left Tara Giese,...