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Not All That Wheezes Is Asthma

Kids Health Watch is brought to you by our friends and Magnolia Springs Pediatrics Hey guys! Today we are going to talk about wheezing. First off, not all wheezing is asthma! Your child can wheeze for many dif­ferent reasons, and figuring out the cause can help develop the best treatment plan. Today, we will review […]

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Halloween Safety and Your Kids!

Kids Health Watch is brought to you by our friends and Magnolia Springs Pediatrics Growing up in Mobile, I remember run­ning as fast as we could to Old Man John­son’s house as soon as it got dark. Not be­cause of cool prizes or scary decorations, but because he always left out a massive bowl of […]

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The Special Child Needs a Special Family

Kids Health Watch is brought to you by our friends and Magnolia Springs Pediatrics School is back in session and I have something I want you and your kids to think about. I want to call attention to a group of kids and families whose lives might be a little different than yours and mine. […]

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Backpacks, Bullies and Back to School

Kids Health Watch is brought to you by our friends and Magnolia Springs Pediatrics Another school year is almost upon us! I want to discuss two important topics that often come up in my practice and recently in the national media, bullying and backpacks. First is bullying. As you know, bullying is when one child […]

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Firework Safety

Kids Health Watch is brought to you by our friends and Magnolia Springs Pediatrics Summer is officially here, so I want to talk about fireworks and firework safety. Most of us are very careful when we are around fireworks, but accidents can occur, so I want to help you be prepared. While most people know […]

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No Diving in the Shallow End!

Kids Health Watch is brought to you by our friends and Magnolia Springs Pediatrics Hey guys, it’s warming up and that means we are coming to the summer in Baldwin County and the enjoyment of the beautiful water.  But with the fun comes some responsibility to prevent accidents for kids. Today, we will talk about […]

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Beach Emergencies!

Kids Health Watch is brought to you by our friends and Magnolia Springs Pediatrics I had a mom come in the other day and ask me a really important question. “Why do babies eat sand? “I sat there for a moment and finally had to admit that I didn’t know. I guess it will be […]

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What Are Those Bumps?

Kids Health Watch is brought to you by our friends and Magnolia Springs Pediatrics Hey guys! Today we are gonna talk about a rash that has been popping up on a lot of kids lately and is causing stress for lots of parents. That rash is called molluscum contagiosum and is very common. All three […]

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Avoiding and Treating Snake Bites

Kids Health Watch is brought to you by our friends and Magnolia Springs Pediatrics A few years ago, my family and I were camping at the Gulf State Park. My oldest son Adler was on a hike with his buddies near the camp site and was crossing a log over a small creek. He, of […]

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A Current Age Debate: Preschool or Not?

Kids Health Watch is brought to you by our friends and Magnolia Springs Pediatrics Hey guys! All of you have talked with your child’s health care provider about milestones, and there are milestones for lots of different areas: gross motor, fine motor, social, and speech. We all think about sitting up, walking, babbling, smiling and […]

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