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title pic UGH, Lice

Posted by Claudia Grazioso on October 3, 2011

School has been in session for a few weeks, and I just got The Note. The Note that is so horrific, so stomach turning, so creepy that I block out of my mind that it always happens at Back To School Time. It’s the Head Lice Note. It’s been reported that a student at my […]

title pic Fever Reducers

Posted by Claudia Grazioso on March 31, 2011

Fevers are your body’s natural way of fighting off an infection. Though frequently nothing to worry about, they still scare the bejeezus out of new parents. Maybe because they always seem to hit the Wednesday before Thanksgiving when all of the pediatricians have left for the holiday. And even though fevers are just a normal […]

title pic Treating The Common Cough (Hack-Hack)

Posted by Claudia Grazioso on March 23, 2011

A few years ago, my husband and I took our young children to a restaurant and by some stroke of luck, he ended up sitting next to our two-year-old. After she had managed to turn his white shirt into a Jackson Pollock of guacamole, salsa and tapatillo sauce, she started grasping for his beer. Pulling […]

title pic Massive Recall of Tainted Medical Products Raises Concern Over FDA Response Time

Posted by Fiona Cole on March 17, 2011

A massive recall of tainted alcohol wipes and lubricating jelly manufactured by the Triad Group has raised serious concerns about the delayed actions of the FDA following investigations of a plant known to have problems. The alcohol wipes — used in many medical procedures and household products — and the lubricating jelly — used in […]

title pic Sniffles and Snuffles and Sneezes, Oh My!

Posted by Claudia Grazioso on March 9, 2011

Here it comes: A sniffle. A snuffle. A sneeze. An eye rub. Any mom knows these are telltale signs of two things: 1) your child is about to get a cold, and 2) you have T minus 10 until it sandbags you, too. There is nothing you can do about Number 2. But when your […]