Children

July 29, 2013 / Meridith Jones

Category: Children

Molina Healthcare of Utah is accepting donations for Back to School Bonanza through August 4th. You can help by donating new kids’ shoes (sizes 6 to 12) and backpacks...

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July 11, 2013 / Meridith Jones

Category: Children

Many children are unable to attend school on a regular basis because they cannot afford basic supplies like shoes to wear to school. In order to make a difference for...

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July 08, 2013 / Michael M. Siegel, MD

Category: Children / Physical Health / Safety

The summer has started and with it lots more time to be outdoors.  However while doing so, you need to remember how best to protect yourself against sun exposure,...

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May 13, 2013 / Meridith Jones

Category: Children / Exercise / Mental Health / Physical Health

Skip the gym to log extra hours at the office? Grab a bag of chips to eat at your desk instead of packing your lunch? While you may be ditching healthy habits in an...

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October 24, 2012 / Amritha Roser

Category: Children / Nutrition

Halloween is best known for costumes, spooky tricks and maybe most of all, candy. Trying to have a nice Halloween without throwing your healthy habits out the window?...

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July 13, 2012 / Michael M. Siegel, MD

Category: Children / Mental Health / Physical Health

Are you a dog lover? There is some good news if you are! A recent study shows that infants living in households with dogs are healthier and have fewer ear infections...

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April 11, 2012 / Michael M. Siegel, MD

Category: Children / Immunizations / Whooping Cough

We continue to hear about whooping cough (also known as pertussis) and the dangers of the disease. Outbreaks of the infection continue to occur across the county...

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February 29, 2012 / Michael M. Siegel, MD

Category: Children / Nutrition

Few tales are as old as a parent trying to get their kids to eat their fruits and vegetables. What are parents to do when fruit bowls are left untouched and grimaces...

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February 16, 2012 / Michael M. Siegel, MD

Category: Children

A recent study came out saying that physical punishment of children, including spanking, is increasingly linked with negative consequences in the long term. Further,...

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