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ADHD, anxiety, and depression Uncategorized

A conversation about ADHD

Listen in as I talk about ADHD. I even throw in several stories from my own experiences in parenting a child with ADHD.

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Cough and Colds Illnesses Uncategorized

Practical at home tips for illnesses

When your family gets sick, what can you do before running to the ER or clinic?

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ADHD, anxiety, and depression Parenting Uncategorized

Developmental Age in ADHD

I’ve been asked what the single best parenting tip I’ve gotten as the parent of a child with ADHD is. After a lot of consideration, I’ve decided that it involves setting expectations. When we re-frame things that are appropriate for their developmental age, it alleviates so many fights and frustrations. These expectations can vary if […]

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Cough and Colds Illnesses Uncategorized

RSV has a bad rap, for good reason

Bronchiolitis (often called RSV) is an infection of the respiratory tract that leads to wheezing and difficulty breathing. Learn why it’s scary to many parents and what you can do about it.

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ADHD, anxiety, and depression Medications Uncategorized

Pharmacogenetic Testing: Personalized Medicine

Pharmacogenetic testing involves testing a person’s genetics to find out how a certain drug would work in that person. Learn the pros and cons of this testing.

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Illnesses Parenting Sleep Uncategorized Vaccines

Top 10 Quest for Health KC posts of 2018

Have you read all of the most popular 2018 posts from Quest for Health KC?

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Illnesses Uncategorized

Nip it in the bud?

When kids start to get sick, don’t you wish you could nip it in the bud before it gets worse?

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Injuries Parenting

Nosebleeds

Nosebleeds can look very scary, but they’re common and usually can be managed at home with a few simple measures. Learn what to do and when to worry.

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Cough and Colds Uncategorized

Sudden Barky Cough? Think Croup

The barky cough of croup is distinctive. It’s not a typical wet or congested cough. It’s like a seal bark. The good news is we can often treat it at home.

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Food Allergy

Teal Pumpkin Project

Teal pumpkins have been popping up during the Halloween season in recent years, yet many people don’t know what they really mean. Displaying a teal pumpkin means that your home has non-food items available for the little goblins and superheroes as they come looking for treats. Why is this important? Because what child likes to […]