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  • Dr. Greene discussing what to do when you find a lump

    What to do if you discover a lump

    Finding a lump on your child’s body is not necessarily a bad thing, in fact most of the time little lumps it’s a good thing: healthy lymph nodes swell when they are attacking foreign invaders. The question is how to tell if the lump is well-behaving lymph node or something more serious. With just a […]

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  • Immune Support from the Inside and the Outside: 3 Pathways

    Immune Support from the Inside and the Outside: 3 Pathways

    The front line defenses of the immune system are located at the respiratory system (lungs), the digestive system (stomach) and the skin.  These three areas are where harmful elements such as germs, viruses and toxins are introduced into the body, so it is no surprise they are where our body’s strongest defenses are housed.  One […]

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  • Active Ingredients for Healthy Skin Immunity

    Active Ingredients for Healthy Skin Immunity

    As a parent, you can carefully select hydrating, nourishing and protective all-natural ingredients, which specifically and safely help support skin immunity proper moisture and nutritional balance to support skin health.

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  • Immune Functions of Skin

    Immune Functions of Skin

    This year’s flu strain is making headlines.  While the media debates the effectiveness and safety of the upcoming vaccine for our children, we’d like to add to your toolbox with a few natural approaches to preventing sickness and boosting immunity!

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  • Skin Immunity

    Skin Immunity

    is more than a protective cover, its healthy condition is vital to the functions of our whole immune system. In addition to creating a barrier against the elements, the skin houses immune cells and produces antibodies.  It is also one of the body’s 3 main systems for eliminating toxins, along with the lungs and digestive […]

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  • How long is Hand-Foot-Mouth Disease Contagious for?

    How long is Hand-Foot-Mouth Disease Contagious for?

    We just figured out the boys both have Hand/Foot/Mouth disease which is no big deal.  The issue is that Chantal’s mom just came home from the hospital after having total knee replacement surgery on Monday.  Should we ALL stay…

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  • Foods that fight sun damage

    Foods that fight sun damage

    We all have heard the phrase, beauty begins on the inside.  But did you know you can actually decrease the risk of sunburn by loading up on fruits and veggies and other nutrient rich foods?  Its true!

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  • Creating a Healthy Sunscreen Balance -- Vitamin D and Skin Color

    Creating a Healthy Sunscreen Balance — Vitamin D and Skin Color

    Over the past 150,000 years, skin color has evolved depending on the migration patterns of our ancestors.   Skin pigmentation changed to ensure our ability to adapt to new environmental and geographical regions.  As civilizations and technology evolved, making it far easier to move from one place to another, we migrated out toward the poles, dispersing […]

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  • Don’t Shield Yourself from the Truth: Uncovering the Myths about Safe Sunscreen

    Don’t Shield Yourself from the Truth: Uncovering the Myths about Safe Sunscreen

    Today we’re going to define some terms and talk about some of the ugly truths about the sunscreen industry.  Some of it may seem familiar, but read carefully – those labels can be pretty tricky.  Here’s a primer on what to look for which choosing safe, effective products for your little ones.

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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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