Dealing with eczema?

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Eczema is a skin condition characterized by intense itching, redness, and occasionally small bumps or scaly flakes of skin. Eczema also is called atopic dermatitis, and children usually develop symptoms prior turning five years old. It is not clear what causes eczema or if it is preventable. In babies, the front side of the body is typically affect...
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Febrile Seizures: What parents need to know

Febrile Seizures: What parents need to know
What are febrile seizures?Febrile seizures are a common childhood illness. They are also known as "fever seizures." Seizures are due to abnormal brain electrical activity that can cause passing out, jerking, or strange behavior. The word "febrile" refers to the fever that is present at the time of the seizure. These types of seizures occur in about...
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Tips on surviving 2021 from an anxious pediatrician

Tips on surviving 2021 from an anxious pediatrician
As we enter a new year, feelings of anxiety and uncertainty are common, especially as we say goodbye to one of the most challenging years of our lifetime. As a pediatrician, I am not immune to these same emotions. I feel strange when I try to prioritize myself. This stems from my time in medical school when I was taught to put myself last. However,...
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Staying Safe During COVID-19

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2020 has been overwhelming! As we watch the infection numbers rise daily, we all wonder, "how long will this last" and "when will we return to normal?" However, I think we all know there will have to be a new normal. We've missed in-person birthday parties, vacations, anniversary celebrations, retirement parties and births. Meals out with friends a...
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