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Allergies In The Classroom – What You Need To Know About A Food Allergy

It seems as though in every other classroom, there is a child with a severe food allergy. These allergies have the potential to result in an anaphylactic reaction, a dangerous situation. Because of this, my children’s school has adopted the policy that classroom celebrations occur, WITHOUT treats provided by parents. I admit, I was one of …

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Top 3 Tips for Keeping Kids Healthy During Cold and Flu Season from Kaiser Permanente

My children are already immersed in their school year and unfortunately, the cold and flu season is upon us. How do we keep our children healthy during this time of year? Cold and flu season myths? Should I vaccinate my children with the flu shot?  I recently had the opportunity to speak with Dr. Eric Troyan, the …

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Caring for Elderly Relatives with Kaiser Permanente

My grandmother is now in her 90’s and is still as sharp as a tack, however there are bits and pieces of her health that are declining. As she ages, the amount of care she needs has greatly increased and with our busy schedules, my Mom, Uncle, brother and I have teamed up to ensure …

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