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IBS in Children

Finding out your child has been diagnosed with a medical condition can feel overwhelming. After all, you’d move heaven and earth to make sure they’re comfortable and lead a happy life. And, when the condition is chronic — such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) — you may be wondering what you can do so that…

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IBS in children

Clostridium Difficile Colitis (C. Diff)

Having any type of gastrointestinal issue is always uncomfortable. In addition to the hardship that comes with experiencing stomach pain, they also tend to be highly disruptive of everyday life — as well as embarrassing. Nobody wants to tell friends or coworkers about their changed bathroom habits or why they’re not feeling well. Unfortunately, such…

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Clostridium Difficile Colitis (C. Diff)

Family Activities That You Can Do at Home

If there is something the entire world has learned in 2020, it is the importance of finding ways to entertain the family at home. And while the concept comes in handy during a pandemic, it’s also a good practice to have regardless of circumstances. It fosters family time, is a good way to create fond…

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Family Activities That You Can Do at Home

Common Immune System Disorder Symptoms

Being diagnosed with any type of chronic medical condition is disheartening. You have to learn to live with your new normal — as well as become familiar with new medical terms, medications, and lifestyle modifications. Then there’s also the way it impacts your loved ones. The family dynamic changes. You have to make time on…

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Common Immune System Disorder Symptoms

Caring for an Immunocompromised Child During COVID-19

2020 will be a year we all remember. What started as a new decade rife with possibilities turned out to be a time of uncertainty, an interminable quarantine, and a lot of concerns about our collective health. The worry and anxiety are substantially higher in families with an immunocompromised child. If this is you, you…

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Caring for an Immunocompromised Child During COVID-19

Pediatric Lupus

Every medical diagnosis comes with a little bit of heartbreak. Sometimes it’s minor — other times it’s massive. And, when it involves your child, you want to move heaven and earth to make things better. Such is the case with pediatric lupus. What are the symptoms? What caused it? How is it treated? And, what…

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Pediatric Lupus

Angelman Syndrome

Whenever anyone is diagnosed with a serious health condition, it’s common to feel helpless, overwhelmed, and frightened. And, when that diagnosis involves your child, it can feel like grief. Why is this happening? What caused it? And what’s the best way to treat the illness? Such is the case with Angelman syndrome (AS). While rare,…

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Angelman Syndrome

Miracle Child Gets a Second Chance

T.W. is a special needs child. But, he wasn’t born that way. On March 1, 2014, he suffered a near-drowning accident that caused extensive brain damage and left him disabled. In the words of his mother, Tanisha, he was practically in a vegetative stage. Tanisha sat down with us to discuss her story. “When he…

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Miracle Child Gets a Second Chance

What is Pediatric Skilled Nursing?

Is Skilled Pediatric Care Best for Your Child? When your child suffers from a chronic condition — whether minor or debilitating — you do everything in your power to provide quality care and give them the best life possible. While caring for your child is your number one priority, the reality is that you have…

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What is Pediatric Skilled Nursing

Rett Syndrome

From the moment they’re born, you’re obsessed with teaching and watching your baby grow. Whether it’s taking their first steps or learning how to communicate, it can be exciting to see their progress. But, if your child suddenly seems to be regressing in their development, it can be alarming. What is causing the regression? Can…

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Rett Syndrome