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April 2020

How Kids Get Ear Infections & When You Should Go to the Doctor

Ear infections are a common childhood ailment. Scientifically known as Acute otitis media, which means infection of the middle ear, it is caused by fluid that gets trapped inside the ear due to unequal pressure on either side of the eardrum, which then gets infected. Ear infections commonly occur after a cold or due to allergies that cause excess fluid to drain from the nose and into the throat.
Posted: 4/24/2020 4:28:50 PM by Paul Matz | with 0 comments

Ask a Pediatrician: Sunscreen, Kids, and Vitamin D Deficiency

Is your child getting enough vitamin D? Recent research suggests that many children are deficient in vitamin D due to diet and lack of sufficient sun exposure. But too much sun poses additional health risks such as skin cancer. What’s the right thing to do? 
Posted: 4/23/2020 4:28:50 PM by Paul Matz | with 0 comments