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Dr. Clarene Cress
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Internet Use In Kids (Overview)

Internet use in kids is a topic that includes recommendations for adults to monitor the types of websites visited by kids, the amount of time spent on computers, privacy and safety issues, etc


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Do doctors use ipads in their practices, in dealing with pts? If so, how many docs use ipads approximately?

Depends/unknown: Some docs have an EMR and use a variety of devices during visits.IPads, mini-laptops, etc.Others use written records (old school) The numbers vary by part of the country and type of practice. The true number is unknown. ...Read more

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Dr. Clarene Cress
22 doctors shared insights

Internet Use In Kids (Overview)

Internet use in kids is a topic that includes recommendations for adults to monitor the types of websites visited by kids, the amount of time spent on computers, privacy and safety issues, etc


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Is it child abuse if parents of those olympic champs have power over their money from cereal commercials?

Is it child abuse if parents of those olympic champs have power over their money from cereal commercials?

Parents have a duty: ...To oversee their children's finances. If they mess it up, that's neglect; if they cause harm to their children to increase their earnings, that's abuse. ...Read more

Dr. Mitchell Vogel Dr. Vogel
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Internet use in kids (Tip)

Set healthy guidelines for the kids. ...See more

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Living with Hearing Loss in Children (Checklist)

early detection and intervention
once
exercise and diet
daily
effective use of digital innovations and tech
daily
brain exercises
daily
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How come websites say children and teenagers should not use l-arginine?

How come websites say children and teenagers should not use l-arginine?

L-arginine: It appears that l-arginine in low doses may be safe but has not been systematically tested in children and teens. Possible side effects include low blood pressure and bronchospasm (wheezing, breathing problems) which can be dangerous. ...Read more

Dr. Mitchell Vogel Dr. Vogel
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Internet use in kids (Tip)

Always listen to your kids. Be involved with their school. ...See more

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Treating Constipation in children (Checklist)

Hydration is more important than food! Fiber rich diet + fluids
every 3 hours
Dr. Reena Gupta Dr. Gupta
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Internet use in kids (Tip)

Diet with veggies and lots of water will keep kids healthy. ...See more

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Treating Heartburn in Children (Checklist)

Have dinner early, at least 2 hours before bedtime.
daily
Drink plain milk with 1/2 tsp of turmeric and 1/2 tsp of honey
at bedtime
Cook with less oil, and steam more, esp. vegetables
daily
Less Fried Foods
daily
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In france we prescribe vitamin for every infant. Do you in usa ?

In france we prescribe vitamin for every infant. Do you in usa ?

Not generally: Most parents purchase vitamins over the counter specifically designed for children, however with a good varied diet probably not needed. ...Read more

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Dr. Harold Peltan Dr. Peltan
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Internet use in kids (Tip)

Kids behave best when rules are enforced consistently. ...See more

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Are computer games harmful to a child's development, or do they help train him for a future in computers?

Are computer games harmful to a child's development, or do they help train him for a future in computers?

Some are: Many computer games involve killing and maiming and seem to me to teach that violence is O.K. Others, like e.g. Snow boarding, teach dexterity and computer savvy. Like everything in life, it should be balanced by thoughtful restriction. I believe that the constant use of electronic gadgets is harming kids because it is surprisingly addictive. ...Read more

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We believe in herbal supplements for expectant mothers. We see no problems in our community. Why do doctors object?

We believe in herbal supplements for expectant mothers. We see no problems in our community. Why do doctors object?

Lack of education: In med school doctors are taught primarily about drugs & surgery. We are taught very little about herbs, nutrition & other natural therapies & often look at alternative approaches with suspicion. I believe this is due to the pervasive influence of the pharmaceutical industry. While many herbs are safe in pregnancy, many are not. I do advise avoiding most herbs in the 1st trimester-see comment:. ...Read more

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Internet use in kids (Tip)

Avoid tv's in kids bedrooms, it is unhealthy for many reasons. ...See more

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Can i use the lubricant they use in a medical office for sex?

Can i use the lubricant they use in a medical office for sex?

Yes: It is sterile, not irritating to mucosal surfaces and non-toxic. It is water soluble and I doubt it would effect the integrity of a latex condom, ...Read more

Children's Health (Definition)

Children's health refers broadly to the health maintenance and prevention ...Read more