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How to Avoid Pediatric Asthma Triggers

If your child has been diagnosed with asthma, you are well aware of the constant worry that comes with trying to foresee and avoid possible triggers. And, while there are many things you can do throughout your own home — such as installing HEPA air filters, cleaning more often, and installing a dehumidifier — not…

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Pediatric Asthma: How to Avoid Triggers

Caring for a Child with Pneumonia

If your child has been having respiratory issues, you may be understandably concerned about what it all could mean. With so many health ailments that affect the lungs and airways — such as bronchitis, asthma, or the common cold, to name a few — it may become overwhelming trying to figure out what’s causing the…

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Caring for a Child with Pneumonia

12 Healthy Snacks for Diabetic Children

Diabetes is a prevalent health condition in the United States. By 2018, more than 10% of the population had been diagnosed with it — and it is estimated that more than seven million have not been diagnosed. When it comes to children, about 210,000 people under the age of 20 have been diagnosed. This includes both Type…

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Healthy Snacks for Diabetic Children

Esophagitis in Children

As a parent, receiving any dire medical diagnosis for your child is overwhelming and heartbreaking. You do everything you can to learn the new medical terms, while your head swims in questions. You look for the best treatment options and for ways to improve your child’s quality of life. And, when the condition can be…

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Esophagitis in Children

What is a Pulse Oximeter?

When a loved one has been diagnosed with a serious medical condition, you have to take some time to process the information — deal with the shock and assimilate how it’s going to change your life and the life of your loved one. In addition, you have to become familiarized with an entirely new vocabulary. This…

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What is a Pulse Oximeter?

Fun Activities for Children with Limited Mobility

Having a child at home means being hyper-vigilant around the clock. You want to make sure that they’re bathed, fed, and safe. You want to ensure their wellbeing, and that they feel loved. And, if you have a child with limited mobility, you want them to feel like they have as normal a childhood as…

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8 Fun Activities for Children with Limited Mobility

Tethered Spinal Cord Syndrome

One of the worst experiences in a person’s life is finding out a loved one has been diagnosed with a serious medical condition. You feel shocked, overwhelmed, and devastated. While you have to come to terms with this new reality, you also have to become familiarized with an entirely new medical vocabulary. You also have…

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Tethered Spinal Cord Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, & Treatment

Hydrocephalus: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Finding out that a loved one has been diagnosed with a serious medical condition is overwhelming and life-changing. All of a sudden, the only things that matter are finding out information about the illness, and what you can do to treat it — while keeping your loved one as comfortable as possible. It can feel…

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Hydrocephalus

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

Born To Be a Nurse

Iris Ten is a nurse and home health caregiver of 8-year-old J.G. They met in May 2019, when J.G.’s mom looked for someone to help her take care of her son, who has muscular dystrophy, is non-verbal, and has a tracheostomy. J.G. is homeschooled and his mom stays at home with him all day to…

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Iris Ten, Sonas Nurse