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Tips for Ensuring Your Kids Have a Healthy Halloween

2019-10-24T13:50:41-07:00Pediatrics, Your Health Articles|

By Lauren Glendenning, For Memorial Regional Health A Q&A with Madysen L. Jourgensen, Registered Dietitian at Memorial Regional Health What are some healthier alternatives to candy?  MJ: Things like popcorn bags, fruit leathers (made from 100 percent fruit), animal crackers, pretzels, etc. can be more nutritious substitutions for candy at Halloween. You can [...]

When Babies Sleep on Their Backs, the Risk of SIDS Decreases

2019-10-22T10:12:48-07:00Pediatrics, Your Health Articles|

By Lauren Glendenning, For Memorial Regional Health October is National SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) Awareness Month Thousands of babies in the U.S. die suddenly and unexpectedly each year. Half of these deaths, known as sudden unexpected infant death (SUID), are due to sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Scientists and medical providers don’t know [...]

Combating Obesity by Promoting Healthy Growth in Your Children

2019-09-03T15:07:40-07:00Pediatrics, Your Health Articles|

By Lauren Glendenning, For Memorial Regional Health September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month About one in five children in the United States is obese, putting them at greater risk for many serious chronic health conditions and diseases such as sleep apnea, type 2 diabetes and heart conditions.  The Centers for Disease Control and [...]

How to Prevent the Spread of Germs This School Year

2019-08-29T13:33:30-07:00Pediatrics, Your Health Articles|

By Lauren Glendenning, For Memorial Regional Health The Best Way to Fight the Common Cold Is Through Prevention Flu season doesn’t officially hit until October, but as children head back to school, it’s important to remember the ways to prevent sickness such as the common cold. The cold and the flu have similar symptoms, [...]