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Asthma and High Elevation Activity

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My boys wanted to go snowboarding and in the back of my head, I kept thinking, “What about my asthma?” We loaded our car and went on a fun mountain vacation. Once we arrived at our mountain destination and started [...] Read More

Your Child’s Smile Starts with Healthy Teeth

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It’s never too early to start taking care of your child’s teeth. Baby teeth are not just important for a pretty smile, they are essential for speech, chewing food properly, and laying the foundation for permanent adult teeth. Keeping your [...] Read More

Vitamin K Shot and Why Babies Need It

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In the past, I have written on RN Remedies about my daughter’s adventures with various medical issues from insulin resistance to anaphylaxis. I am happy to say, she is now an adult and a trained doula with a goal to [...] Read More

Cuddling Does Kids (and Parents) Good

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My two boys are ages 13 and 15 and my wife and I sometimes find that they want to spend time in our bed on lazy mornings. It’s a nice way for us to spend time together as a family, [...] Read More

Celiac Disease, Gluten-Free and Your Child: Tips for Parents

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My nephew is 4 years old and he is aware of his gluten-free diet. It’s cute watching him walk around our local farmer’s market asking vendors if their samples are gluten free. I’m not sure he understands what “gluten-free” means, [...] Read More

Twitter Chat with One of our Nurses—Your Child has the Flu. Now What?

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It’s the middle of flu season and many of you have taken action to prevent the flu from affecting your family, which includes getting the flu shot, washing your hands often, among other things. At Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, we [...] Read More

Help Your Child Overcome Shyness

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A shy child is a common concern many parents have during their child’s development. Parents hope for their child to be comfortable in social situations and meet friends easily. As a nurse practitioner at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, I see [...] Read More

Prevent, Treat and Overcome Teenage Acne

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Did you know that our skin is the largest organ of our bodies? It’s essential for protecting our internal organs, muscles and bones. It holds us together! Skin reflects who we are and it is the first impression of us [...] Read More

Caring for Your Newborn: Expert Tips to Help Parents

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One of my biggest life-altering events was the birth of my two boys. Back then, I wish I had been more prepared to handle and care for a newborn. The hospital offered birthing classes and there were “Mommy and Me” [...] Read More

A Primer on Meningitis

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Winter break is ending for many students, which means back to school. For college students, it means back to dorm living. When students live so close to one another, germs and illness spread easily and quickly. Which lead me to [...] Read More

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