202018Sep
Childhood Obesity: A Growing Problem

Childhood Obesity: A Growing Problem

When our parents and grandparents were growing up, it was unusual to see an obese child. These days, it is a very different story. Many American children of all demographics are now carrying extra weight. Here are the current obesity trends and how you can combat childhood obesity in your own family. Childhood Obesity Statistics…

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132018Sep
8 Signs of Heart Disease

8 Signs of Heart Disease

When many people think of heart problems, they picture sudden, intense chest pain or even heart attacks. The truth is not all heart conditions are obvious. Signs of heart disease, for instance, can be subtle and may even appear unrelated to the heart altogether. What is Heart Disease? Heart, or cardiovascular disease, is an umbrella…

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112018Sep
Signs of Bullying and How to Stop It

Signs of Bullying and How to Stop It

In 2016, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) found that during the 2014-2015 school year, one out of every five students between the ages of 12 and 18 reported being bullied at school. The type of bullying varied from insults to threats of harm or property destruction. As your child heads back to school…

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42018Sep
How to Recognize ADHD in Your Child

How to Recognize ADHD in Your Child

It is normal for children to occasionally forget about their homework, daydream during class or fidget at the dinner table. But in some cases, these can also be signs of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). If you spot just a few symptoms, your child probably does not have the disorder. However, if your son or…

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312018Aug
Contact Lenses at St. Hope Foundation

Contact Lenses at St. Hope Foundation

Blog by Ivan J. Srut, O.D. Chief of Optometry for St. Hope Foundation August is contact lens awareness month, so let’s get some of you aware of what we have here at St. Hope Foundation in the form of contact lenses! Some of you like to transition between glasses and contact lenses, some of you…

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292018Aug
Common Football Injuries And How To Prevent Them

Common Football Injuries And How To Prevent Them

The University of Colorado Denver estimates that over 444,000 boys’ football players were injured during the 2016-2017 school year between competition and practice settings. While more safeguards have been implemented during game time, there are also ways to prevent injuries before hitting the field. To learn about our pediatric services click here. Common Football Injuries…

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222018Aug
Do I Have Strep Throat or a Cold?

Do I Have Strep Throat or a Cold?

A sore throat is often one of the first signs of a cold. If your sort throat persists for more than a few days, it may indicate something more serious, such as a strep throat. See our infographic below for more information. To learn more about our pediatric services click here.

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