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What is Nursemaid's Elbow?

Nursemaid's elbow or annular ligament displacement/radial head subluxation is an injury to the ligament that keeps the radius and ulna (bones of the forearm) in position.  Nursemaid's  elbow is a common injury that occurs in children under 3 but can occur at any age.  It occurs when a strong force is applied to the forearm. » Read more

10 Simple Food Substitutions to Get Bikini Ready

By Chef Susan Irby, Author of Substitute Yourself Skinny

Bikini season is just around the corner! There's still time to get in  top bikini shape and what tastier way than with these easy, simple,  and delicious substitutions. Great tasting food doesn't have to be  bland, boring, and flavorless. As the Bikini Chef, my food philosophy  is fresh, fresh, fresh. » Read more

Turning Off and Tuning Out: Practicing "Good Sleep Hygiene"

By Dana Wood, Author of Momover: The New Mom's Guide to Getting It Back Together (even if you never had it in the first place!)

It's a weird phrase, but the basic habits of setting the stage for slumber are known together as "good sleep hygiene." Here's the Dana version of all the steps you should take (and stuff you should avoid) if you want to sleep like, well, a baby:  » Read more

How to Turn Your Child's Sick Day into a Fun Day

 Being stuck at home when you are sick is not a lot of fun for a child that is used to filling his or her day with dozens of activities. Not only do they feel lousy, they can also get pretty bored. In this situation it can be a good idea to come up with some activities that can help pass the time and keep their minds off of how they are feeling.
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Ovarian Cysts

An ovarian cyst is typically a fluid filled sac located either on an ovary or within an ovary. While most ovarian cysts are harmless and cause no issues, some types of ovarian cysts can be quite painful and cause complications. » Read more

Soy Milk: A Great Solution for Lactose Intolerant Kids

By JustMommies for our Sponsor, 8th Continent

Children with lactose intolerance are not able to digest lactose, a type of sugar found in cow’s milk.  The small intestines produce a digestive enzyme known as lactase.  Lactase breaks down lactose into smaller sugars known as glucose and galactose which your body can then absorb and turn into energy.  Children with lactose intolerance do not produce enough lactase so when » Read more

Benefits of Soy for Children

By JustMommies for our Sponsor, 8th Continent

Many moms want to give their children a great start in life by teaching them healthy eating habits.  Exposing your kids to a variety of healthy food and beverage choices while they are young will help them to become healthy adults.  Since children develop food preferences at a young age, the preferences they have now may influence how they eat all the way into adulthood.  » Read more

The Dos and Don’ts of Eczema

A bad case of eczema is hard on everyone in the house. Your little one’s dry, itchy patches of skin can make his or her life miserable, and you’re frustrated with “cures” that never seem to help. What is the best way to manage eczema, and how can you give your child relief? » Read more

Cervical Cancer Awareness

By Margaret Lewin, MD, FACP – Medical Director of Cinergy Health

Last year, 11,270 new cases of cervical cancer were diagnosed and another 1.2 million women will develop dysplasia, a condition which left untreated will turn into cervical cancer. » Read more

Practical Swine Flu Prevention Tips for Parents & Teachers

By Dr. Erika Schwartz, Medical Director of Cinergy Health

No one knows what this school year has in store, so what must be done to make sure your child is Swine Flu safe?  According to Dr. » Read more