Which Sunscreen Should You Use?

Other than the 15 minutes of sunshine we all need for our daily requirement of vitamin D, staying out of the sun should always be the first choice for skin cancer prevention.  However, there are ways to reduce the damage your skin gets from the sun.

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Immunizing Your Child

An important step in keeping children safe from many childhood diseases is to make sure they are immunized on time. Below is the recommended childhood immunization schedule for January-December 2013. The schedule is approved by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the American Academy of […]

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Babies’ Eating Habits And Childhood Obesity

Research finds no link between childhood obesity and the timing of the introduction of solid food for breastfed babies. Formula-feeding, however, does not have the same result. Formula-fed babies are much more sensitive to when they first began eating solid food.

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Procrit, Aranesp, and Epogen All Risk and No Benefits for Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease?

Anemia drugs are widely used by patients on chemotherapy and patients with chronic kidney disease, but there is growing evidence that the misuse of these drugs is harming many patients. The FDA issued a “safety communication” on June 24, 2011 recommending lower doses of anemia drugs for patients with chronic kidney disease. This warning was based on studies showing increased risk of stroke, blood clots, other cardiac

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