A parent’s guide to peanut allergies

According to the National Peanut Board, the average American child eats 1,500 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches by the time he or she graduates from high school. But for a growing number of American kids, this lunch box staple is strictly off-limits. For parents of a child with a peanut allergy, navigating grocery stores, restaurants and … Read more A parent’s guide to peanut allergies

Primary care, urgent care or emergency room – which one?

When you have a sick child, deciding whether you need to be seen for immediate care can be challenging. You might wonder if you should make an appointment with your pediatrician, or if more urgent care is necessary.  An emergency room visit may seem like the best option for immediate care, but is it necessary? … Read more Primary care, urgent care or emergency room – which one?