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Symptoms of Sleep Apnea in Children

Sleeping Child Lying in Bed

Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) occurs in about two percent of children with the peak age ranging from two to five years of age. But OSAS can occur at any age. Although obese children are more apt to be susceptible to sleep apnea, children with birth injuries, down syndrome, sickle …

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Cat Scratch Fever Symptoms Return

Kittens Meowing

Cat scratch disease is caused by Bartonella henselae. A patient showing lymph node swelling can be tested with a Bartonella henselae IFA test which will determine if they test positive. It usually takes between two to three weeks after becoming infected before signs appear. Lymphadenopathy, or lymph node swelling, is …

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Super Stemmys: Doris and the Super Cells

Two Children Engrossed in Books

Super Stemmys: Doris and the Super Cells by David Granovsky isn’t the average kid’s book. When we read stories to our kids, complex topics like stem cells seem a tad bit unapproachable. However, David Granovsky decided kids need to be aware of their body’s brilliance and took on a complex …

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“Can” – World’s Strongest Dad Video

I remember watching on TV the story of this father who races his disabled son through all three segments of triathlons. It really moved me when this “world’s strongest dad” teared up and humbly shared that it’s his son who provides the inspiration for him to run, swim, and bike …

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