Dr. Charles Ison: The Danger of Swallowed Objects

One of the ways that children explore the world is by putting things in their mouths. And sometimes when they

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Dr Ison: Strep Throat Requires Antibiotics

Strep throat, which is caused by the bacterium group A Streptococcus, is formally called Streptococcus pyogenes (“pus-maker” strep). While most

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Frostbite: Avoid the Deep Freeze

Many children enjoy playing outside even if the weather is cold, and snow can encourage them to stay outdoors for

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Is Your Child Getting Enough Sleep?

Lack of sleep has led to car crashes, plane crashes and nuclear meltdown. In children, the effects of sleep deprivation

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Do Kids Really Need Vitamins?

Dr. Charles Ison is a University of Kentucky graduate who has practiced in his hometown of Lexington since 1993. He

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CDC Says No to Nasal Flu Vaccine

Influenza season is upon us. Traditionally from October to May is the time of year when various strains of influenza

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Head Bumps Should Not be Ignored

Our brains are very soft and delicate, sort of like big blobs of gelatin or uncooked tofu. They are suspended

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How to Keep Kids Healthy at School

How to Keep Kids Healthy at School

Any time kids are placed into rooms together, there is bound to be sickness. Germs – both bacteria and viruses – spread.

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