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  • CDC: Autism Spectrum Disorder on the Rise

    CDC: Autism Spectrum Disorder on the Rise
    According to new research by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 68 children in the United States has been identified with Autism Spectrum Disorder.  This is 30% higher than previous estimates.  The new data was collected by researchers who tracked 8 year olds in communities all around the country in 2010.
  • Childhood Vaccinations

    Childhood Vaccinations
    The decision to vaccinate your children: a parents choice or public health risk? Last week, reality TV star Kristin Cavallari talked about about how she and her husband weren't vaccinating their children because she said, "I've read too many books about...

    CDC's New Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies in Schools

    CDC's New Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies in Schools
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has developed first-of-their-kind voluntary guidelines for managing food allergies at school. According to the report, studies show that 16-18% of kids with food allergies have had a reaction from...

    'Wings For Wishes' At J. Timothy's A Fundraiser For Make-A-Wish

    'Wings For Wishes' At J. Timothy's A Fundraiser For Make-A-Wish
    The challenge: To eat as many J. Timothy’s buffalo “dirt wings” as possible in six 6 minutes’ time. The goal: To raise more than $10,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The second annual "Wings for Wishes”" event at the...

    When Does A Bug Bite Need Medical Attention?

    When Does A Bug Bite Need Medical Attention?
    This is an important topic.  Sure, all our kids get bug bites....but, finding a tick embedded in his skin can be a pretty big deal.  When is a bug bite just a bug bite?  And when should we parents seek medical attention?  Read over this press release from...