Diseases & Conditions Related Articles & Blog Posts

  • My Daughter Had Lyme Disease: Was it My Fault?

    My Daughter Had Lyme Disease: Was it My Fault?

    I spent New Year’s Eve 2007 in the emergency room with my seven year-old daughter. For several days she had been complaining of an achy knee. The day before she had been limping around the house. And by late afternoon on New Year’s Eve, she could barely stand up.

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  • Clindamycin

    Clindamycin

    Clindamycin is strong antibiotic used to treat difficult bacterial infections in children. You might see a brand name such as Cleocin on the label. It comes as liquid or capsules, and is also available as an injection or IV antibiotic.

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  • Clarithromycin

    Clarithromycin

    Clarithromycin is an antibiotic used to treat many different types of bacterial infections in children. You might see a brand name such as Biaxin on the label. It comes as liquid, tablets, or extended release tablets.

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  • Amoxicillin

    Amoxicillin

    Amoxicillin is an antibiotic used to treat many different types of bacterial infections in children. It does not help in viral infections such as a cold or flu. It’s often called “the pink stuff” or “the bubblegum-tasting one” by children. You might see a brand name such as Trimox, Moxatag, or Amoxil on the label. […]

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  • Cefdinir

    Cefdinir

    Cefdinir is an antibiotic used to treat many different types of bacterial infections in children. You might see a brand name such as Omnicef on the label. It belongs to the cephalosporin family of antibiotics (“cousins” to the penicillins). This antibiotic comes as strawberry and cream flavored liquid or as capsules.

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  • Bad Breath

    Bad Breath Causes

    Most kids would go out of their way to avoid eating garlic or onions, yet it is not unusual for a child to wake up with very smelly breath. Throughout the day, a child’s saliva, swished by the mouth muscles, washes away unwanted debris. As soon as a child falls asleep, saliva production plummets, and […]

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  • I’ve Learned I’m Not Alone

    I’ve Learned I’m Not Alone

    Since I started Purple Day I know that I am not really alone. I found out that if I had a big house and invited 1000 people over, 100 people would have epilepsy. If I invited 100 people over at least one person would have epilepsy.

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    Welcome to PURPLE DAY 2009!

    DrGreene.com is proud to sport a bold purple color today in support of Purple Day an international effort dedicated to increasing awareness about epilepsy. (Click here for my post about why her efforts make me proud)

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  • It May Not Be What You Think It Is

    It May Not Be What You Think It Is

    I have epilepsy and founded Purple day but I do other things to. I like to paint and play with my friends. I like to watch movies and do jig saw puzzles. I also like to hang out with my family.

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  • Purple Day is a Shining Example of How WE Can Change Health Care

    Purple Day is March 26, 2010.   Wear purple to raise awareness about epilepsy! My friend, 10-year-old Cassidy Megan, has epilepsy. A couple of years ago, Cassidy was afraid to tell people because she thought they would make fun of her. Then one day her class listened to a presentation about epilepsy, and Cassidy realized […]

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