Does Your Child Have the Flu or Just a Cold Video VideoMD This brief video covers Cold vs Flu symptoms and treatments for each. With the current Swine Flu crisis, it is important to be able to tell the difference between the common cold vs. Flu in children.
Accident Proofing Kids Lee Memorial Health System Car seats, seat belts and obeying traffic laws go a long way in accident prevention, but kids face additional hazards off the road. The number one reason children go to the hospital relates to falls.
Teaching Kids to Get Moving Lee Memorial Health System Pediatricians say parents who exercise are planting a seed of health in their own family. "We recommend that children absolutely stay very active. Numerous national studies have shown that there is an increase rate of obesity if you're also leading a sedentary lifestyle," says Dr. Nancy Witham, a pediatrician with Lee Memorial Health System.
Changing Mindset of Juvenile Diabetes Lee Memorial Health System A few years ago, it was rare to find a child with type 2 diabetes. It used to be thought diabetes found in childhood was type 1, or juvenile diabetes. Not anymore. Now, according to the CDC, over 186,000 people under the age of 20 have diabetes.