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Common Food Allergies in Children

Any type of food is capable of causing an allergic reaction in your child, but 90% of food allergies can be traced back to 8 common allergens:  cow’s milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, soy, wheat, fish and shellfish. Fortunately, most children outgrow their food allergies. Eighty percent of children allergic to milk, wheat and soy […]

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PA versus MD, Just as Good?

We all know what it’s like trying to schedule an appointment with your doctor on short notice.  If your doc is like mine, she’s always booked because she’s just that good! But her being that good doesn’t solve the problem when little Suzy’s spring time allergies have flared up and instead of looking like your […]

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Swallow a piece of gum?

Have you ever heard that if you swallow your gum, it will stay in your stomach for seven years? I heard that in elementary school. I came to find out it wasn’t true at all, which was good, as I feared I would have 16 packs of Hubba Bubba rolling around my stomach until I started college! […]

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