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Salina Pediatric Care

Salina Pediatric Care is committed to providing friendly, exceptional care to keep your child healthy....for life.

We are proud to be an affiliate of
Salina Regional Health Center.

Sleep and Your Child

Feb. 9, 2015 - A good night's sleep is as important to your child as a hearty breakfast. Without enough shut-eye, children are more likely to struggle with their school studies, do poorly on the playing field, and suffer depression, studies show. According to the National Sleep Foundation (NSF), children are getting less than the recommended amount of sleep over a 24-hour period

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A Simple Way to Keep the Flu Away

Feb. 2, 2015 - You can avoid the flu this season by taking one simple step: Get a flu vaccination. Unfortunately, some people think that getting a flu immunization is too much trouble or costs too much. Or, they swear that a flu immunization will make them sick or make them more likely to catch the flu-or even colds.

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Influenza (Flu) in Children

Jan. 26, 2015 - Influenza (flu) is a highly contagious viral infection and is one of the most severe illnesses of the winter season. Influenza is a viral infection of the upper respiratory system, which includes the nose, bronchial tubes, and lungs. Influenza has these common symptoms:

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Preparing for Severe Winter Weather

Jan. 19, 2015 - Severe winter storms can be dangerous, even deadly. They can include blizzards, freezing rain, ice, sleet and dangerously low temperatures and wind-chill factors. Knowing how to prepare for a storm, and what to do during and after one, can help keep you and your family safe.

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Frostbite in Children

Jan. 12, 2015 - Frostbite is damage to the skin from freezing and is due to prolonged exposure to cold temperatures, usually below 32 F (0 C). It occurs when ice crystals form on the skin or deeper tissue. The most common sites for frostbite are the fingers, toes, ears, nose, chin, and cheeks. The severity depends on several factors including temperature, length of exposure, wind-chill factor, dampness, and type of clothing worn. Children are more prone to frostbite than adults because they lose heat from their skin faster and do not want to come inside when having fun playing outdoors.

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Exercise and Eat Smart to Keep the Weight Off

Jan. 5, 2015 - Most dieters committed to losing weight are successful at first, but then the battle is to keep the weight off. A 2012 report from the National Center for Health Statistics shows that in 2009 and 2010, more than one-third of adults and almost 17% of youth were obese. As hard as losing weight can be, keeping it off is even harder.

People who keep weight off tend to have several habits in common. The following strategies can help you achieve long-term weight loss.

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Aerobic Exercises for Kids

Dec. 29, 2014 - Aerobic exercise is movement that gets your blood pumping faster around your whole body. It makes your heart beat faster. It also makes your lungs take in more oxygen. This causes you to breathe faster during the exercise.

Aerobic exercise is important for kids. It helps keep their heart, lungs, and blood vessels healthy. It can also help them keep or get to a healthy weight. Kids who exercise tend to have:

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Exercise and Children

Dec. 22, 2014 - Exercise is an important part of keeping children healthy. Encouraging healthy lifestyles in children and adolescents is important for when they grow older. Lifestyles that are learned in childhood are more likely to stay with the child into adulthood. Some changes in lifestyle can be harder to make the older the person becomes.

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cold & flu

PROTECT

Influenza comes around every year, usually in the late fall and winter. It's a virus ...

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ImPACT Sports

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ImPACT testing involves computer-based tests that measure a person's memory, ability ...

allergy season

TIPS

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Allergy is a physiological reaction caused when the immune system mistakenly identifies a normally ...

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Web Resources


 

Salina Regional Health Center

SRHC's commitment to excellence makes a difference in people's lives so you can have the confidence that comes from getting better and stronger, every day.

 

MeningitisStories.com

Read powerful stories from survivors and families of people who have suffered the devastating effects of Meningococcal Disease.

 

American Academy of Pediatrics

The official web site of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

 

HealthyChildren.org

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) dedicates their efforts and resources to the health, safety and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults.

 

Immunization Action Coalition

The Immunization Action Coalition is a source of child, teen, and adult immunization information for patients.

 


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